The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World ArchitectureBook - 2005 | Travel ed.
The travel edition of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture presents all of the best works of architecture completed in the last five years in an ultra-convenient mini format - perfect for the holiday or business traveller.
Each of the 1,052 projects taken from the comprehensive edition is illustrated by a single image and accompanied by a succinct description. The project entry gives the name of each building and its architect, the location, address and contact details, and even potential visiting hours. There is also a system to indicate which projects are open to the public. In addition to the 42 regional maps from the comprehensive edition, there are 27 new city maps which locate the buildings in more densely urban areas.
This travel edition of the groundbreaking Phaidon Atlas provides a unique opportunity to visit 1,052 works of contemporary architecture in all parts of the world - from the Arctic Circle to African deserts - in a moment and in any place. It is an essential companion on the travels of all those interested in gaining a first-hand understanding of contemporary architecture around the world.