- Hardcover: 800 pages
- Publisher: Phaidon Press; 1st edition (October 29, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0714848743
- ISBN-13: 978-0714848747
- Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 6 x 23 inches
- Shipping Weight: 19.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 23 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #201,507 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture Hardcover – Illustrated, October 29, 2008
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"An elegant, universal travel guide. Well illustrated, meticulously researched and genuinely international."-Financial Times "Will be to architecture students what 1,000 Films to See Before I Die is to film buffs."-Self Build and Design "Provides a fascinating overview of the world skyline today."-Conde Nast Traveler.com "An ideal companion for all travellers who love architecture."-designboom.com "This is a quick and marvelous introduction to contemporary examples of world architecture and a must for travelers fond of architecture."-The Chicago Tribune
''As comprehensive as it is sweeping, the Atlas is an indispensable work of reference for the architecture of our time.'' Richard Meier
''The international civilization of our hoped-for world seems somehow hinted at by the breadth of geographical reach in Phaidon's Atlas. I especially love to discover a work by an architect I haven't known in a remote place I have never seen.'' Steven Holl
''We rely on The Phaidon Atlas to continually seek out new hot spots of architecture around the world.'' Shim-Sutcliffe Architects
''This diverse collection of projects from around the globe speaks to the vitality within the current architectural landscape. Nowhere else will you find such a comprehensive survey of contemporary architecture.'' Hitoshi Abe
''The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century of World Architecture provides readers with instant access to the full range of issues confronting architects across the globe....an inspiring compendium.'' Sean Godsell
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The "full" edition is too expensive for me so I decided to get a mini one. Even though it's not a full sized one, it has all essential info for the architecture lovers/students.
The gift card I requested was never included and the green colour special plastic cover which the book was enclosed in was badly damaged and was a big disapointment, perhaps a more sturdy material should be used, specially when being shipped internationally. Sad to see the condition in which it was recived!
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this is a great book to look at.
it's great that you could have this as a travel edition.