From the Back Cover
This truly unique compendium presents cutting-edge ideas from the world of international contemporary residential architecture. Featuring gorgeous photographs of some of the world's most innovative homes, this deluxe book also contains in-depth architectural plans that detail everything from land elevations to building materials. Concise text puts the homes into architectural context and provides further insight into their various styles—from modern to classic—and how the design teams tailor-made each home according to specific client needs.
The book is divided into four sections, featuring homes whose shapes are defined as being organic, geometric, mimetic, or a more hybrid form, which utilizes two main building materials. Stunning in its execution and chock-full of helpful tips from industry leaders, The Sourcebook of Contemporary Houses the perfect source of inspiration for homeowners and architects alike.
About the Author
Àlex Sánchez Vidiella works for Loft Publications, where he is the author of numerous architecture and interior design books, including The Sourcebook of Contemporary Architecture, The Sourcebook of Contemporary Houses, Atlas of Minimalism, and Small Eco Houses. He has a background in art history, and lives in Barcelona, Spain.