10 X 10

10 x 10 is a kaleidoscopic view of latest structure on this planet this day. a hundred rising architects were chosen via 10 major overseas structure curators and critics. every one critic has additionally chosen and indexed 10 cultural references - together with designed items, books, movies, topics, and pursuits - to bare a dynamic variety of impacts in trendy layout atmosphere. The ebook is exclusive in architectural publishing and offers a really international view of the main resourceful and critical architects not just of this present day but in addition of the long run. This huge e-book is itself architecturally designed, with a plastic lenticular three-d disguise and an leading edge moving grid web page layout, which packs in over 1,500 notable pictures in 468 pages. The soaking up tome is gifted alphabetically by means of architect in a dynamically direct A-Z structure that ends up in arresting sequences with the flip of every web page, making 10 x 10 an invigorating exam of latest structure and tradition. The e-book positive factors over 250 structures and initiatives courting from 1990 to the current. those encompass recently-built works, in addition to tasks at the moment lower than building. 10 x 10 trips world wide from multi-million greenback schemes similar to the Yokohama foreign Port Terminal in Japan by means of international workplace Architects; via initiatives resembling the tiny trees summer season residence in Risor, Norway designed by way of Carl-Viggo Holmebakk; to the electronic international of the Guggenheim digital Museum by means of Asymptote structure. From conventional to conceptual, this booklet mirrors the immensely varied elements that shape and gas architectural perform and experimentation, to demonstrate the main leading edge responses to altering applied sciences and social stipulations. Encompassing environmental, commercial, city, technological, and digital dimensions, 10 x 10 showcases an abundance of houses, places of work, spiritual centres, and locations of leisure. it is a lively battlefield of architectural principles: every one critic has been particularly commissioned to write down an essay assisting their number of architects, sometimes tough the choices of alternative critics, and in addition giving their very own view on modern tendencies in structure. 10 x 10 is not just an important resource e-book, however the final layout item celebrating the architectural destiny.

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