This collection displays the best in today’s residential architecture. A selection of the world’s most prestigious architects present their recent creations for apartment buildings, from supremely innovative and avant-garde proposals, to those that attempt to create spaces whose personalities adapt to their contents. Top names in architecture such as Christian de Portzamparc, Herzog & de Meuron, Ten Arquitectos and Philippe Gazeau provide invaluable insight into their work through explanatory texts, accompanied by full colour photographs and floor plans. This volume is sure to delight and inspire all those with an interest in this field of architecture, whether professional or otherwise.
Carles Broto, an architecture scholar and one of the founders of the IAC (institute for alternative culture). Following a successful period at the Atrium Group (Barcelona), he has now joined Grupo Links - Structure as the publishing director of various contemporary architecture collections. He is currently investigating the evolution of new American housing, as part of multi-country project. He lives in Barcelona.
•Excellent examples of today"s finest residential architecture
•Detailed explanations from the architects themselves
•Creative ideas that can transform our domestic environments
430 colour images