The quintessential japanese architect, Kengo Kuma has forged a modern design language that artfully combines the country's traditional building crafts with sophisticated technologies and materials. Kenneth Frampton frames Kuma's work in the context of post-war Japan's flourishing architecture scene. From his iconic Water/Glass (1995) to the Nezu Museum in Tokyo (2009), each building is presented through descriptive text, newly commissioned photographs,
‘S,M,L,XL’ presents a selection of the design work produced by the Dutch firm Office for Metropolitan Architecture (O.M.A.) and its founder, Rem Koolhaas. The collaboration between Koolhaas and designer Bruce Mau weaves together architectural projects, photos and sketches, diary excerpts, personal travelogues, fairy tales, and fables, as well as critical essays on contemporary architecture and society.
'Brasil - Arquiteturas após 1950', construído cuidadosamente a quatro mãos por Maria Alice Junqueira Bastos e Ruth Verde Zein, o livro ajuda a preencher muitas lacunas na historiografia brasileira sobre o assunto, seja pela amplitude da pesquisa, que analisa obras e projetos de todos os tipos; pela verticalidade, ao descrever obras e experiências relevantes com apuro técnico;