Contains a wealth of drawings and plans that detail innovative construction techniques and the resulting houses are captued in a series of photographs showing the use of spaces and materials as well as the sites on which they sit. This title also includes a collection of five houses built in five different Asian-Pacific countries.
Treating the subject chronologically and in historical perspective, this is a comprehensive survey of Ottoman architecture, with references to Byzantine, Persian and Selcuk examples and discussion of the effects of conquests, religions and social organization.
The African continent contains some of the world's most vibrant culture and creativity, and yet its buildings - vernacular, colonial or contemporary - have rarely engaged the interest of Western architects. This seven-volume work is suitable for all those interested in the burgeoning continent.
David Adjaye is one of the worlds most exciting and accomplished architects, and has built many highly acclaimed houses and public buildings in the UK and USA. This title documents Adjaye's tribute to African metropolitan architecture.