In volume one of this monograph, more than 30 of Safdie's projects are illustrated with spectacular photography, original design sketches and text. These works include his seminal Habitat project for Expo '67 in Montreal, Canada; the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Library Square, Vancouver, Canada; Mamilla Center and Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem; the Skirball Museum and Cultural Center, Los Angeles; and urban designs for Montreal and Keur Farah Pahlavi, Senegal. Together they demonstrate the depth of Safdie's work, and an architectural vocabulary full of light and colour.
In his essay 'The Medium and Language of Architecture', Safdie discusses his architecture and influences. Each of the texts by authors Paul Goldberger, Peter G Rowe, Witold Rybczynski and Michael Sorking covers a different facet of Safdie's oeuvre.
Since its founding in 1939, HKS has completed construction projects totaling more than $50 billion on six continents: Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Australia. These projects represent a portfolio of complex, diverse and innovative buildings ranging from the one-of-a-kind Cowboys Stadium to the healing Danat Al Emarat Women's and Children's Hospital.
Employing 850 talented staff, the firm thrives by combining knowledgeable, times-tested design with innovation and inventiveness. Located in 24 offices worldwide, our staff integrates our in-house R&D teams to grow our clients' interests through in-depth, knowledge-based practices.
We are proud to introduce this compilation of our latest portfolio of work created during the last 10 years. These design solutions are developed through the integration of thoughtful design combined with ingenuity and originality. The result is remarkable environments in which to live, work, study, play, heal, learn and rest.
IMAGES is delighted to add the work of HKS to its extensive portfolio of architectural monographs
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IMAGES' architectural monographs showcase architects and firms whose work has made a significant contribution to contemporary world architecture. Each monograph features projects that are selected for their significance in the career of the architect or firm and for their impact on contemporary architecture.
This volume contains color photographs, renderings, models, drawings, and sketches, together with concise chronologies of buildings and bibliographies of publications accompanying each project.
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from leading architectural photographer and writer, Russell Abraham, Rural Modern
presents a tantalising selection of modern country houses in a variety of
styles and forms.
century has seen rural residential architecture take ideas from both the Modern
Bauhaus design movement and the ever-popular Shingle Style. The result is a
style that borrows from vernacular forms and materials, but uses them in new
ways. Issues of sustainability and energy conservation are also key to
contemporary country house design. Orienting windows to capture heat in winter,
but protect the house from the sun in summer is an ongoing design objective. The
modern country house is a hybrid of several ingenious ideas blended together to
create a modern, sustainable and highly liveable architecture that respects the
past and looks forward into the future.