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Contemporary Houses. 100 Homes Around the World

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Enter 100 of the most beautiful and pioneering houses of the past 20 years. Featuring architects such as Daniel Libeskind, Herzog & de Meuron, and Zaha Hadid, this is a global digest of the nuances, challenges, and opportunities of turning all the emotional and practical requirements of “home” into reality.
Hardcover9.8 x 13.4 in.8.25 lb592 pages
“Take a ride around the world’s best new houses with TASCHEN… From timber shacks to glazed pavilions, there’s a weird and wonderful inspiration for all.”
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XL books are at least 34 cm (13.4 in.) high, with the exception of landscape-format titles
Contemporary Houses. 100 Homes Around the World

Contemporary Houses. 100 Homes Around the World


Domestic Bliss

Innovative, intimate architecture from China to Chile

Designing private residences has its own very special challenges and nuances for the architect. The scale may be more modest than public projects, the technical fittings less complex than an industrial site, but the preferences, requirements, and vision of particular personalities becomes priority. The delicate task is to translate all the emotive associations and practical requirements of “home” into a workable, constructed reality.

This publication rounds up 100 of the world’s most interesting and pioneering homes designed in the past two decades, featuring a host of talents both new and established, including John Pawson,Shigeru Ban, Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, Daniel Libeskind, Alvaro Siza, and Peter Zumthor. Accommodating daily routines of eating, sleeping, and shelter, as well as offering the space for personal experience and relationships, this is architecture at its most elementary and its most intimate.
The author

Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His TASCHEN books include the Homes for Our Time series and monographs on numerous major architects, including Norman Foster, Tadao Ando, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid.

Contemporary Houses. 100 Homes Around the World
Hardcover25 x 34 cm3.74 kg592 pages

ISBN 978-3-8365-8395-4

Edition: Multilingual (English, French, German)

ISBN 978-3-8365-8396-1

Edition: Multilingual (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish)
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11 Ratings

Ultimate Coffee Table Book

Zoltan,November 11, 2021
Wonderful pictures and narration but the pictures are dated...

Beautiful pictures

Christoph,October 27, 2021
A beautiful collection of many interesting houses with very interesting pictures. I gave it as a present. I have given it as a gift and brought a lot of joy with it

Superbe livre

Elise,October 27, 2021
Les maisons sont bien sélectionnées et variées. Les photos sont comme d'habitude splendides. Très beau livre.

Para enamorados de la arquitectura

Sara,October 27, 2021
Un buen libro para los enamorados de la arquitectura. Fotografía bonita y una selección de casas muy variada.


Andrea,February 2, 2022
Ideal para explorar e inspirarse, entendiendo el concepto que hay detrás de la ejecución.


Antonio,November 12, 2021
Ha sido magnifico disfrutar del libro.