With so many books being published, and so much available on the web, we review books we consider an interesting addition to an architect's library.

August 20, 2015 /

HOT TO COLD - an odyssey of architectural adaptation

HOT TO COLD: an odyssey of architectural adaptation is the follow up release to the 2009 magnus opus, YES IS MORE, an archicomic on architectural revolution and offers a chance to critique and reflect on the work and progression of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in the 6 years since the release of their last monograph. Will this book have the same lasting impact that its predecessor achieved?

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February 16, 2015 /

Peter Zumthor: Buildings and Projects 1985-2013
By Peter Zumthor (author), Thomas Durisch (editor)

Peter Zumthor’s ‘Buildings and Projects 1985-2013' is the first comprehensive monograph on Zumthor's work for more than a decade and a half. Incidentally - albeit not surprisingly - it was well worth the wait. This gorgeous five-volume Leviathan of a book set convincingly connects the dots in the exceptional oeuvre of a master of craftsmanship and atmosphere.

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January 12, 2015 /

Friedensreich Hundertwasser - 1928-2000
By Wieland Schmied

The first volume of Taschen's monograph on the widely celebrated and wildly controversial Austrian artist and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser - known for his colourful and child-like paintings and his organic architectural designs - paints an inspirational portrait of one of the most prolific artists of the 20th century.

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