Tokyo has earned a reputation as one of the innovative cities in the world, and nowhere is this more evident than in its modern architecture. This book covers eighty-three examples of contemporary architecture and introduces them not just from an architectural perspective, but as part of the social, cultural, and political tapestry of the city.
This architectural guide to the Austrian city of Linz includes photographs of all the buildings described and is published in a format that easily can fit in a pocket, as well as including a fold-out city map that guides readers around the featured projects.
Bangkok is one of the world's most well-known tourist destinations. Travellers are fascinated by its art and cultural diversity and colourful street life. The city's skyline is shaped by a wide range of architectural styles evident in its palaces, temples, historic buildings, all the way to the modern skyscrapers. In spite of the fact that these st
In no other place have changing ideologies and urban designs inscribed themselves on the city structure in such a way as in Berlin. This rich collection representing the most diverse urban areas and architectural styles will enable the reader to make a journey through history, from medieval Alt-Berlin to the present day. Four walks lead to the prom
Includes information about public transport, with maps denoting the city's monuments from the Roman era to present developments. The reader is introduced to contemporary culture, restoration work and the relationship of buildings to their surrounding areas.