A truly modern home must meet many demands; community, privacy, sustainability, and the quirks of its inhabitants.
This two-volume compendium surveys 100 of the most outstanding examples of residential architecture, telling the story of each house through photographs, plans, and architect biographies.
Featured talents include Shigeru Ban, Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, and many more.
Designing private homes offers architects more freedom than corporate projects to express their ideas and try out new concepts.
Conceiving living spaces is not without its own set of challenges, for which architects are forever looking for innovative solutions. Rethinking the way we inhabit our home and live our daily lives is all part of the job when designing a house.
Nowadays environmental concerns have become crucial in building sustainable structures, changing the playing field quite profoundly.
This two-volume publication rounds up 100 of the world’s most interesting and pioneering homes from the past decade, featuring a host of talents both new and established, including John Pawson, Richard Meier, Shigeru Ban, Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Herzog and de Meuron, Daniel Libeskind, Álvaro Siza, UNStudio and Peter Zumthor.
> 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, Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Oscar Niemeyer, and Zaha Hadid.