TASCHEN’s new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects—from the firmly established to the up-and-coming—with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture in the chosen nation. Entries include contact information and short biographies in addition to copiously illustrated descriptions of the architects’ or firms’ most significant recent projects. Crossing the globe from country to country, this new series celebrates the richly hued architectural personality of each nation featured.
Architects featured: Asymptote, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Boora Architects, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Frank O. Gehry, Steven Holl, Michael Jantzen, Jones, Partners: Architecture, Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis, Richard Meier, Morphosis, Eric Owen Moss, James Stuart Polshek, Antoine Predock, Rural Studio, Scogin Elam, Williams and Tsien
Philip Jodidio(born 1954) studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN’s Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.