Houses For The 21st Century
Publisher: Pesaro Publishing Editor: Anoma Pieris, Geoffrey London, Paul Walker, Justine Clark, Amanda Achmadi, Pirak Anurakyawachon, Philip Goad ISBN: 9781877015106 Format: Hardcover, 224pp, 240x260mm
Houses for the 21st Century is a forward-looking collection of insightful essays and eye-catching homes that shed the constraints of twentieth-century thinking and suggests a new way of living. Leading thinkers and critics of architecture use twenty-one cutting edge houses to demonstrate the impact of economic, social, cultural, and geographic forces on new homes in the Pacific Rim.
Houses from Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Indonesia are presented in a series of beautiful colour photographs and illustrations and are described in great detail. Each entry demonstrates innovation in building materials, urban planning, and aesthetics. This book is for anyone interested in architecture and design. The ideas presented here will revolutionise building around the world.