The ultimate essential reading for building buffs, exterior design experts and fans ofArchitectural Digest. This set includes four classic Taschen tomes on the construction arts;Case Study Houses, Modern Architecture A-Z, 100 Contemporary Wood Buildings, Bauhaus.
Case Study Houses, The Complete CSH Program 1945-1966 - An unprecedented event in architecture history, the Case Study Houses program gave America new models for residential living. This comprehensive account of the project presents each of the 36 prototype homes through floor plans, sketches, and photographs, and explores how architects like Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen redefined the Los Angeles landscape and the modern home.
Modern Architecture A–Z - From Gio Ponti’s colored geometries to Zaha Hadid’s free-flowing futurism, this comprehensive overview features almost 300 profiles of architects, styles, movements, and trends that have shaped structures from the 19th to the 21st century.
100 Contemporary Wood Buildings - Wood is having a great renaissance in global architecture. How has this elemental material become so popular, from luxury hot spring buildings to modern urban renewal plans? With 100 projects from Chile to China, this global survey explores the technical, environmental, and sensory elements that have inspired a return to timber.
Bauhaus - Between two world wars, the Bauhaus School of Art and Design changed the face of modernity. Realized with the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, this updated edition celebrates the school’s centennial, gathering 550 illustrations across 400 pages, including architectural plans and biographies of key figures like Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, and Marianne Brandt—the ultimate guide.