Hardcover, 24.6 x 37.2 cm, 3.84 kg, 456 pages
Author: Philip Jodidio
Discover the world’s finest crop of new homes. This dependable global digest features such talents as Shigeru Ban, MVRDV, and Marcio Kogan alongside up-and-comers like Xu Fu-Min, Vo Trong Nghia, Desai Chia, and Shunri Nishizawa. Organized by architect and brimming with crisp photography and plans, the result is a sweeping survey of the contemporary house.
Across small cottages and lavish villas, beach houses and forest refuges, discover the world’s finest crop of new homes. This cutting-edge global digest features such talents as Shigeru Ban, MVRDV, and Marcio Kogan alongside up-and-coming names like Aires Mateus, Xu Fu-Min, Vo Trong Nghia, Desai Chia, and Shunri Nishizawa.
Here, there are homes in Australia and New Zealand, from China and Vietnam, in the United States and Mexico, and on to less expected places like Ecuador and Costa Rica. The result is a sweeping survey of the contemporary house and a revelation that homes across the globe may have more in common than expected.
Among guava trees and abandoned forts in Western India is a sanctuary designed for and by Kamal Malik of Malik Architecture. The House of Three Streams is a sprawling spectacle with high ceilings, verandas, and pavilions, perched atop a ridge overlooking two ravines. A medley of steel, glass, wood, and stone, the house weaves along the contour of the landscape, almost as an extension of the forest.
Encina House by Aranguren & Gallegos, an elegant, sloping structure reminiscent of a gazebo, similarly inhabits its surrounding vista. Ensconced in a pine forest north of Madrid, the lower level is embedded in rock and connected to the upper by a natural stone wall.
Shinichi Ogawa’s Seaside House is an immaculate two-story minimalist marvel in Kanagawa that overlooks the Pacific. Its living area spills onto a cantilevered terrace and infinity pool, almost dissolving into the ocean as one seamless entity.
In Vietnam, Shunri Nishizawa’s House in Chau Doc exudes tropical sophistication with exposed timber beams, woven bamboo, plants, concrete panels, and inner balconies and terraces. Its corrugated iron panels act as moveable walls and shutters, ushering in views of surrounding rice fields.
These homes—along with more than 50 others—are each remarkably distinct in design. They all, however, toe the line between inside and outside, each one symbiotic with its surroundings.
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 Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Richard Meier, Zaha Hadid, and soon Norman Foster.
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Taschen has been a significant factor in making art books and photography more popular by making affordable books larger than typical paperbacks and using high-quality printing processes.
The titles you'll get in Taschen vary on different topics, including art, architecture, photography, interior design and cultural history, as well as on fashion and lifestyle topics such as design objects, travel guides or cookbooks.
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Today, Taschen has over 2,000 titles covering everything from architecture to pop culture.
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Taschen publishes books on various topics such as art, architecture, design, photography, fashion and pop culture, among others. The publisher also has a popular series that highlights world cities in detail. You can find books on cities such as Paris and London or even cities you might never visit like Rio de Janeiro and Shanghai.
While most Taschen titles are not cheap by any means, they often have sales where they offer discounts or free shipping, which makes them more affordable than they would otherwise be if you paid full price for them when they first came out.
If you want to give someone a gift that will be remembered for a long time, this is it! The Taschen books come in various categories, so there will be one for everyone! These books are also very affordable, making them perfect if you don't want to spend too much money on gifts but still want something meaningful and special!
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Our vast collection of Taschen is known for their large-format photography books and monographs on art, fashion and architecture, calendars, travel guides, cookbooks and adult fiction. Their newest venture is a line of exclusive bags and accessories.
We offer a wide variety of different Taschen, with everything from the latest releases, to hard-to-find titles. Our range includes everything from fashion, art and photography books to cookery books, travel guides and much more.
You can find many different types of Taschen in our online store. Some of the most popular ones include:
If you are looking for the best place to buy Taschen, then Glass Domain is the answer. The company has been following up and stocking different titles for over 20 years and has grown by leaps and bounds.
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Many titles are available, and they offer something new every time. You will never get bored with these books because they can be used as reference materials or even decoration pieces in your home. You can also use them as gifts for your friends and family members who love reading and wish to add some books in their collection.
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