“TASCHEN’s latest coffee-table offering, Architecture in the 20th Century rounds up the greatest grand designs from the big names such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard Neutra, with colourful photos, plans and drawings. It’s an early entry on GDM’s Christmas wish list.”
— Grand Designs
Celebrate a century of architectural innovation and achievement in this essential guide. From lofty “starchitects” to lesser known names around the world, this chronological overview takes you to the heart of the ideas, trends, and transitions that defined the 1900s.
Hardcover, 20.8 x 27.4 cm, 2.99 kg, 608 pages
This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century. From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudí to Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in-between, it’s all here. The chronologically organised chapters put it all into perspective, illustrated by hundreds of large-format photos as well as a plenitude of drawings and floor plans. The biographical appendix covers all of the century’s greatest architects, including today’s new talents. An indispensable reference work and an absolute must for all lovers of architecture!
Peter Gössel runs an agency for museum and exhibition design. He has published TASCHEN monographs on Julius Shulman, R. M. Schindler, John Lautner, and Richard Neutra, as well as several titles in the Basic Architecture series.
Gabriele Leuthäuser worked as a scholarly associate at Centrum Industriekultur Nürnberg until 1984. She worked as a freelance consultant advising on exhibitions, museums, and industrial enterprises until her death in 2013.
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