Modern House 2

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Year: 2000
Place: London
Publisher: Phaidon
Edition: 1st
Language: EN
Pages: 240
Condition: As New
Cover condition: As New
Binding: HC

- Architects:
Behnisch & Partner
Glenn Murcutt
Javier Senosiain
Gabriel Poole
Marcos Acayaba
Ken Shuttleworth,
Foster and Partners
Robbrecht & Daem
Peter Barber
Richard Stacy,
Tanner Leddy
Maytum Stacy
Rem Koolhaas,
Office for Metropolitan
KNTA Architects
Thom Craig
Revathi Kamath
Herzog & de Meuron
Tod Williams,
Billie Tsien
Kazuyo Sejima and
Ryue Nishizawa/
Koning Eizenberg
Donovan Hill
Atelier Lab
Patkau Architects
Scogin, Elam & Bray
Lacaton Vassal
Will Bruder
Mathias Klotz
Future Systems
Kyna Leski
Pierre d'Avoine
Bernard Tschumi
Wes Jones

- Following Phaidon's Modern House (published 1993), Modern House 2 is a survey of the world's most innovative contemporary houses. Organized thematically within chapters focusing on ecological awareness, changing patterns of living, and building in both urban and rural environments, the author examines approximately thirty houses from Europe, North and South America, Australia, Asia and the Far East. A final chapter also discusses recent international competitions and commissions for concept houses offering a view into future possibilities for domestic architecture.
The architects featured include among others Marcos Acayaba (Brazil), Gunter Behnisch (Germany), Thom Craig (New Zealand), Foster and Partners (UK), Herzog & de Meuron (Switzerland), Glenn Murcutt (Australia), Office for Metropolitan Architecture (The Netherlands), Patkau Architects (Canada), Gabriel Poole (Australia), Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA (Japan) and Williams and Tsien (USA).