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Publisher Comments:

Unquestionably the most dynamic region of the globe, the Pacific Rim is changing the cultural map of the world. Growing out of economic change and the rapid growth of cities is a new generation of architects who are merging local needs and vernacular traditions with styles that could only be called international. This creative fusion has resulted in some of the most exciting architectural work in decades.

The first survey of the region's contemporary architecture showcases 33 of the most cutting-edge architecture and design studios-each profiled in depth, with texts, photographs, line drawings, sketches and extended captions. Thematic coverage presents the work of such design groups as Rob Wellington Quigley in San Diego, TEN Arquitectos in Mexico City, and Toyo Ito in Tokyo, demonstrating just how cross-cultural Pacific Rim architecture is. An extensive reference section offers projects lists and architects' biographies.

A sourcebook, an inspiration, and a record of some of the most dynamic creative minds in the built world, Pacific Edge is essential for every architecture bookshelf.

Synopsis:

The work of the top 33 architectural firms of the Pacific Rim.

About the Author

Peter Zellner is an architect, writer, educator, and critic. He is now at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Aaron Betsky is curator of architecture and design at San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art.

Davina Jackson is the editor of Architecture Australia, and has also served as a contributing editor to Ambiente (Italy) and Vogue Living.

Akira Suzuki is the director of the Workshop for Architecture and Urbanism, and is the editor and publisher of Telescope magazine and Telescope Books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780847821167
Subtitle:
Contemporary Architectures on the Pacific Rim
Other:
Zellner, Peter
Other:
Suzuki, Akira
Publisher:
Rizzoli International Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings
Subject:
Architecture - Specific Styles
Subject:
International Architecture
Subject:
Architecture, modern
Subject:
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Pacific Area.
Subject:
History - Specific Styles
Subject:
International Architecture - General
Subject:
General Architecture
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 224.
Publication Date:
19980915
Binding:
HC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
11.20x10.45x1.29 in. 3.38 lbs.

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