Concrete (mini Format) by William HallConcrete (mini Format) by William Hall

Concrete (mini Format)

byWilliam HallContribution byLeonard Koren

Hardcover | September 4, 2017

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A visual exploration of the world's most extraordinary and inspiring concrete architecture - in a stylish and compact format.

"Yes, concrete can be cold and imposing - but as the structures in the book attest, it can also be colourful, playful, and delicate." —Wall Street Journal

In this new, reimagined, and easy-to-use stylish size, Concrete takes a fresh look at the world's most versatile and abundant building material. Collating fascinating and beautiful concrete buildings by some of the most celebrated architects of the last century, it features familiar projects from Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright alongside work from some of the leading lights of contemporary architecture including Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, and many lesser-known newcomers.

William Hall trained at Central Saint Martins and began his career in the office of the architect John Pawson. Hall now runs his own design practice in London.Leonard Koren has written and designed a number of books. In 1976, after studying architecture at UCLA, he founded WET, one of the premier avant-garde publications of the 1970s. ...
Title:Concrete (mini Format)Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 6.75 × 5.25 × 1.25 inPublished:September 4, 2017Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0714875155

ISBN - 13:9780714875156

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"What a surprising and beautiful book - a parade of amazing buildings." —Peter York"Concrete is a beautifully designed book. It is also a thought-provoking exploration of an important subject." —John Pawson"Concrete sheds new light on what is today's most widely used manmade material... Celebrates concrete as malleable and enlivened... This portable edition is a must for enthusiasts with a thirst for modernism and Brutalism."—Aesthetica"Yes, concrete can be cold and imposing - but as the structures in the book attest, it can also be colourful, playful, and delicate." —Wall Street Journal"The eye candy here, from the graceful to the brash, is enough to open the mind of any skeptic." —Atlantic Cities