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100 houses : nature and nurture / [introduction by Hannah Jenkins].

Contributor(s): Jenkins, Hannah [writer of introduction.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Mulgrave, Victoria : Images Publishing, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 320 pages : colour illustrations, plans ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781864708431; 1864708433.Other title: One hundred houses : nature and nurture.Subject(s): Architecture, Domestic | Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans | Architect-designed housesDDC classification: 728/.37 Summary: "These days, the architect and designer are both tasked with the challenge of designing the 'perfect' new home, be it traditional or modern in style, and everything in between. This grand edition pulls together an exceedingly diverse collection of 100 of the best contemporary houses from across the globe, each showcasing new and recent cutting-edge residential designs by some of the world's leading architects and designers. Following Images Publishing's incredibly successful 100 of the World's Best Houses series, this splendid volume features hundreds of stunning full-color photographs that help underline the sensitivity of today's design practitioners to the natural environment, as well as the care and attention paid to stunning interior design and comfortable, practical everyday living. Each project illustrates how architects and designers showcase their authentic individual expression but work tirelessly to adapt their signature styles to accommodate the challenges posed by local topography and variations in climate, along with a sharp focus on optimum strategies for sustainable living. A touchstone for those looking to understand contemporary architectural trends across the world, 100 Houses rounds up a superb and unique collection that is at once exceptional, inspiring, and informative."-- Provided by publisher.
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These days, the architect and designer are both tasked with the challenge of designing the 'perfect' new home, be it traditional or modern in style, and everything in between. This grand edition pulls together an exceedingly diverse collection of 100 of the best contemporary houses from across the globe, each showcasing new and recent cutting-edge residential designs by some of the world's leading architects and designers. Following Images Publishing's incredibly successful 100 of the World's Best Houses series, this splendid volume features hundreds of stunning full-colour photographs that help underline the sensitivity of today's design practitioners to the natural environment, as well as the care and attention paid to stunning interior design and comfortable, practical everyday living. Each project illustrates how architects and designers showcase their authentic individual expression but work tirelessly to adapt their signature styles to accommodate the challenges posed by local topography and variations in climate, along with a sharp focus on optimum strategies for sustainable living. A touchstone for those looking to understand contemporary architectural trends across the world, 100 Houses rounds up a superb and unique collection that is at once exceptional, inspiring, and informative. AUTHOR: Images Publishing is one of the world's leading publishers of architecture and design volumes. It specialises in lavishly illustrated and beautifully designed books that showcase leading and emerging architects and designers internationally. With its headquarters in Australia, and offices in New York, London, and Shanghai, Images Publishing is supported by a dedicated team of international writers and editors who compile, promote and extend the reach of its titles worldwide. SELLING POINTS: * Unparalleled variety in style and type: traditional and modern, and everything in between; grand villas and homes with small footprints; posh seaside or rural escapes, resplendent and remote cabins; urban townhouses and dream dwellings * Coverage of projects ranges across most continents, from alpine regions in Scandinavia and Europe to vast rocky outcrops and plains across North and South America; from vibrant New York City neighbourhoods to relaxed Australian bushland settings; from dramatic Mediterranean cliff-top backdrops to calm French forest settings, and so much more 350 colour images

"These days, the architect and designer are both tasked with the challenge of designing the 'perfect' new home, be it traditional or modern in style, and everything in between. This grand edition pulls together an exceedingly diverse collection of 100 of the best contemporary houses from across the globe, each showcasing new and recent cutting-edge residential designs by some of the world's leading architects and designers. Following Images Publishing's incredibly successful 100 of the World's Best Houses series, this splendid volume features hundreds of stunning full-color photographs that help underline the sensitivity of today's design practitioners to the natural environment, as well as the care and attention paid to stunning interior design and comfortable, practical everyday living. Each project illustrates how architects and designers showcase their authentic individual expression but work tirelessly to adapt their signature styles to accommodate the challenges posed by local topography and variations in climate, along with a sharp focus on optimum strategies for sustainable living. A touchstone for those looking to understand contemporary architectural trends across the world, 100 Houses rounds up a superb and unique collection that is at once exceptional, inspiring, and informative."-- Provided by publisher.