"Living in a box--and what a box it is! Today, a tastefully designed and furnished apartment may offer just as much comfort as a whole house. Contemporary architecture and modern design have accepted the challenge, creating exciting living environments under restricted space conditions. From wide, airy lofts to cozy maisonettes: on 800 pages, this volume presents highlights of modern living culture, designed and furnished by renowned architects and designers. Plentiful high-quality illustrations portray both big and small apartments from all over the world, mirroring the culture and lifestyle of their occupants. Elegance meets diversity, pragmatic solutions seamlessly integrate with the overall aesthetic concept.
The reader is presented with remarkable symbioses of urban living requirements and exclusive design. Informative text and detailed floor plans complement the illustrations. This book is a true source of inspiration for all fans of urban architecture and original design.