Images: A Picture Book of Architecture


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This exploration of the use and significance of two-dimensional images in contemporary architecture looks at the works of major designers, including Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, Rem Koolhaas, MVRDV, and Sauerbruch & Hutton, among others. It shows how certain architectural principles such as color and ornament--which nearly disappeared in modern twentieth century architecture--are making a strong comeback. Drawing connections to the rise of globalization and current media trends, this examination uses an abundance of ...

Images: A Picture Book of Architecture 2004, Prestel Publishing

ISBN-13: 9783791331331