A landmark survey of one of architecture’s most controversial yet popular styles – in a great, new, classic edition.
The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance – and this book documents Brutalism as never before. In the most wide-ranging investigation ever undertaken into one of architecture’s most powerful movements, more than 850 Brutalist buildings – existing and demolished, classic and contemporary – are organized geographically into nine continental regions. Much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond – 102 countries in all, proving that Brutalism was, and continues to be, a truly international architectural phenomenon.
Beyond the West: New Global Architecture
In the last decades Western architecture has largely dominated the discourse and the built environment worldwide. Recently architecture firms from non-Western countries have been establishing local and global recognition for themselves. Practices all over the world face challenges against a backdrop of rapidly growing cities, ecological demands, changing societies and climate, and emerging economies. Local […]535 SEK
Architecture - Interior Design
The Home Upgrade
With a little imagination you can see the potential of an older property. Modern, sustainable design can transform an aging edifice into a stunning, one-of-a-kind home with an eye to the future and a foot in the past. With a little imagination you can see the potential of an older property. Modern, sustainable design can […]425 SEK
Architecture - Art - Interior Design
Dreamscapes: Surreal Spaces, Architecture and Interiors
A journey through dreamlike landscapes, bizarre buildings, and whimsical interiors floating between reality and fantasy. Oscar Wilde claimed that “progress is the realization of utopia.” Dreamscapes illustrates utopian visions and invites the reader into otherworldly scenes that manifest visions of idealised worlds, offering a path toward a better future. The showcased pieces blur the lines […]349 SEK