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A5 Los Angeles: Architecture, Interiors, Lifestyle (A5 Architecture)

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The a5 Architecture Series, edited by Berlin-based architect Casey Mathewson, is our new book series focusing on architecture, interiors, and landscapes in selected global metropolises. The a5 Series is planned for publication in the coming years to showcase the world of architecture in such diverse metropolitan cities as Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Copenhagen, Shanghai, Berlin and Singapore. The series portrays the very best work done in the world's creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings are also included to enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The a5 series premiers in Spring 2010 with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene and will showcase the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world-class practitioners.

Synopsis:

A worldwide documentary series on premier architecture of the past five years, the a5 series premiers with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene. The series portrays the very best work done in the worlds creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The first in the series features dozens of Los Angeles architects and their impressive contributions to the Los Angeles metropolis and region. It showcases the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world–class practitioners.

Synopsis:

A worldwide documentary series on premier architecture of the past five years, the a5 Series premiers with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene. The series portrays the very best work done in the world's creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The first in the series features dozens of Los Angeles architects and their impressive contributions to the Los Angeles metropolis and region. It showcases the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world-class practitioners.

About the Author

Casey C. M. Mathewson's studied architecture at the University of Oregon and the Stuttgart Technical University. In 1988 he founded Mathewson Architektur Berlin (MAB), an institute devoted to building and research in architecture. The themes of Mathewson's publications include human focus in architectural design, urban design in Germany, and the history of residential architecture. He lives in Berlin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780981985718
Author:
Mathewson, Casey
Publisher:
Oro Editions
Foreword by:
Anderton, Frances
Foreword:
Anderton, Frances
Editor:
Mathewson, Casey C. M.
Editor:
Videriksen, Ann
Author:
Anderton, Frances
Author:
Videriksen, Ann
Author:
Mathewson, Casey C. M.
Subject:
Regional
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
Architecture-United States General
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
a5 Architecture Series
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
450 color photos, 100 B&W photos, 100 B&
Pages:
440
Dimensions:
9.3 x 10.3 in

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A worldwide documentary series on premier architecture of the past five years, the a5 series premiers with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene. The series portrays the very best work done in the worlds creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The first in the series features dozens of Los Angeles architects and their impressive contributions to the Los Angeles metropolis and region. It showcases the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world–class practitioners.
"Synopsis" by , A worldwide documentary series on premier architecture of the past five years, the a5 Series premiers with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene. The series portrays the very best work done in the world's creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The first in the series features dozens of Los Angeles architects and their impressive contributions to the Los Angeles metropolis and region. It showcases the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world-class practitioners.
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