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Living in the desert : contemporary houses in the desert / text: Izabela Anna Moren.

Author/Creator:
Moren, Izabela Anna, author.
Publication:
London ; New York, NY : Phaidon Press Limited, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
256 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Subjects:
Architecture, Domestic -- Arid regions -- Pictorial works.
Architecture, Domestic -- Arid regions -- Designs and plans.
Architecture, Domestic -- Arid regions.
Form/Genre:
Photobooks.
Photobooks.
Architectural drawings.
Pictorial works.
Summary:
The desert provides a sense of mystery and rugged beauty that attracts architects, home owners, vacationers, and anyone looking for an escape within its arid climate. This book showcases 50 works of residential architecture from across the last few decades, each with a unique connection to the desert in which it's situated from the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and beyond.0Each building, designed by established and well-known contemporary stars as well as emerging architects, includes a short text and several exterior and interior images of its structure and surroundings.
Contents:
[1] Built to embrace the desert
[2] Built within the desert
[3] Built to resist the desert.
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
0714876895
9780714876894
OCLC:
1037043757
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