copertina di Apartment Living

The Images Publishing Group

Apartment Living: 21st Century Architecture

di Beth Browne

Whetherprompted by an uncertain global economy, a decrease in the average family sizeor a growing desire to tread more lightly on the land and share limitedresources, more people are choosing apartment living than ever before. Thistrend, combined with a greater-than-ever range of construction and finishingmaterials, has led to a plethora of exciting new apartment builds and remodelsworldwide. Today, both owners and architects are benefiting from the myriad interiordesign and material options at their fingertips, making the dream apartmentmore attainable than ever before.

Thisstunningly photographed digest of contemporary apartment designs is packed withideas for making the most of any apartment layout, from small, compact spacesto multi-level homes. Each apartment has been chosen for its creative use ofspace, artfully chosen furnishings and impressive interior design. From sleek modernlines to ornate classical detailing or futuristic ‘pods’, the diversity ofstyles featured means that there is a design to suit every aesthetic.Descriptive text outlining the client’s brief and architect’s responses isaccompanied by valuable project data, detailed plans and drawings, providingfurther insight into what makes these designs great.

For architects, interior designers or anyone seeking to buy, build or remodel anapartment in the 21st century, this is an invaluable and inspirationalsourcebook bursting with practical ideas.

Features Designs by international architectssuch as 57STUDIO, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Carver + Schicketanz, JohnsenSchmaling, Marià Castelló Arquetecte, MoHen Design, Morphogenesis, OlsenKundig, Seidel Architects and UNStudio, among many others.

Project Locations include Australia, Chile, China, Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA.

Veste editoriale: Rilegatura
Formato: 26x26
Pagine: 224
Lingua: GB
Anno: 2011
ISBN: 9781864704457