the phaidon atlas of 21st century world architecture travel edition
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oct 09, 2011
the phaidon atlas of 21st century world architecture travel edition

‘the phaidon atlas of 21st century world architecture
travel edition’

publisher: phaidon
year: 2011
size: 469 pages,  15.5 cm × 11 cm
ISBN: 978-0-7148-4878-5


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the global architectural perspective provided by this pocket-sized and portable edition of ‘the phaidon
atlas of architecture 21st century world architecture’ makes it an ideal companion for all travellers
who love architecture.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 buildings from every end of the world including oceania, asia, europe, africa, north america
and south america are catalogued and mapped to their regional locations.
the publication is a compilation of buildings that were constructed after the year 2000,
representing a variety of functional uses ranging from residences to transportation hubs to office structures
and skyscrapers.

the comprehensive selection of projects features the work of well-known architects including BIG,
massimiliano fuksas, rem koolhaas and pugh + scarpa alongside a range of emerging practices
around the globe.

is it for me?

if you are interested in visiting some of the most unusual yet practical architectural structures
so far created in the 21st century, then this book is for you.

table of contents featuring different regions of the world
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first page of the southwest asia accompanied by a regional map
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beginning of projects located in southern spain
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projects located in northern africa
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(left) map of new york city identifying project locations
(right) projects in south america featuring the architect, project title, location and brief description
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six projects are featured within a complete spread
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