London, Phaidon Press Limited, 2006. 25.3 cm x 29.2 cm. 239 pages. Original Hardcover in protective collector’s Mylar. As New condition with only minor signs of external wear. The price for this heavy book includes international shipping per Courier !
Includes for example the following contents: Objects: A World on the Table / Houses: The New Domestic Landscape / Shops: Consuming Passions / Civic Projects: From the Parthenon to Maserati / Bridges: Between Art and Engineering / Skyscrapers: Redefining the High Rise / Landmarks: In Pursuit of a New Geometry etc.
Future Systems presents a selection of ground-breaking and original work by this pioneering architectural and design practice from the last twenty-five years. Over fifty projects are presented by type of building, culminating in landmark schemes such as Selfridges in Birmingham, completed in 2003. The text gives a detailed description of each project and the design process behind it. The book features four-hundred photographs and drawings, many of which have not been published before. (Publisher’s Info)