Architecture Now! 4
By Philip Jodidio
The very idea of space and how it is manipulated has evolved through the understanding provided by a number of artists whose expression necessarily involves the third dimension.
Modernism is not dead, it is just that there are so many possibilities offered to architects that even minimalist forms are emerging from different points of view.
Architecture Now Volume 4 represents a subjective overview of numerous building types and trends on an International basis.
The Hotel Puerta América in Madrid, 12 floors and 342 rooms, brought together 19 international architects and designers. Jean Nouvel designed the facade.
The painter Anselm Kiefer settled in Barjac (Cévennes), France in 1992 and began to transform his 35-acre studio compound La Ribaute into an environment that might well be called a work of architecture.
As always, easy-to-navigate illustrated A-Z entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and website addresses.
Last updated: December 19, 2013