Lannoo Publishers



di Agata Toromanoff

EDGY ARCHITECTURE. Architecture in the Most Impossible Places

  • Architecture built in impossible locations, drawing from work by the best architects in the world
  • A beautiful gift and coffee table book for architecture lovers

"We wanted this house to embrace its landscape, we designed a house that would not engage with its landscape and become landscape." - Julien De Smedt in dezeen.com.
"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." - Frank Lloyd Wright.
"I do not think that architecture is only about shelter, is only a very simple enclosure. It should be, to you, to make you think." - Zaha Hadid.

This beautifully photographed book of striking buildings in impossibly difficult locations features a carefully curated selection of international projects. In more than 50 case studies, the author profiles houses built on cliffs, steep mountain slopes, and other treacherous places, like X house in Barcelona, Lookout in Norway, or Hadaway House in Canada. The photographs were taken expressly for this book, and feature interior images and plans.

> Agata Toromanoff is an art and design historian. She has worked for collectors and galleries and has curated and managed various projects in the field of contemporary art and design. She has published several successful international titles, including Sofas and Chairs by Architects with Thames and Hudson.

Veste editoriale: Cartonato
Formato: 21x27
Pagine: 192
Immagini a colori: 160
Immagini b/n: 40
Lingua: GB
Anno: 2019

ISBN: 9789401461610