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100 Contemporary Houses

25Edition: Multilingual (English, French, German)Availability: In Stock
Open the door into 100 of the most beautiful and pioneering houses of the past two decades. With featured architects including Daniel Libeskind, Herzog & de Meuron, and Zaha Hadid, this is a dependable global digest of the nuances, challenges, and opportunities of turning all the emotional and practical requirements of “home” into a constructed actuality.
Hardcover5.5 x 7.7 in.2.29 lb688 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.”
Grand Designs
100 Contemporary Houses

100 Contemporary Houses

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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, Richard Meier, 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 Architecture Now! series and monographs on numerous major architects, including Norman Foster, Tadao Ando, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid.

100 Contemporary Houses
Hardcover14 x 19.5 cm1.04 kg688 pages

ISBN 978-3-8365-5783-2

Edition: Multilingual (English, French, German)
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Interesting Houses selection and research

MaY,November 5, 2021
Taschen ( Standard ) high quality both in research of content and book quality (paper, print etc...)

Inspiring

Richard,October 27, 2021
As with all the Taschen books on architecture, it‘s truly inspirational going through them - and in this case in a very handy format

100 contemporary houses

Victoria,November 2, 2021
magnífico ejemplar que sin duda me ayudará en mi vida labora. Lo recomiendo como básico en tu estantería

Une grande réussite

Philippe,January 29, 2022
Ce livre m'a permis de mieux apprecier l'architecture et j'ai pu profiter au mieux de la visite de la maison Savoye de le Corbusier. Une grande réussite qui a ouvert de nombreux domaines et bien des reflexions.

wayne k.,December 1, 2023
Beautiful small book on some amazing homes