The Best Architects in the World Collection: Curated by Phaidon Editors

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A curated collection of Phaidon architectural monographs highlighting the achievements of some of the modern world’s most important architects.

A curated collection of Phaidon architectural monographs highlighting the achievements of some of the modern world’s most important architects. Spanning time and styles, this is a collection for architects and architectural enthusiasts who want to take a deeper look at the lives and work of Philip Johnson, Le Corbusier, Peter Marino, Louis I Kahn, and Gerrit Rietveld.

This collection includes:

Corbusier Ideas & Forms: An expanded edition on the master of Modernism, Le Corbusier, by award-winning architectural historian William J. R. Curtis.

Louis I Kahn: A thoroughly updated and redesigned edition of McCarter’s esteemed monograph on the globally-revered modern master – includes Roosevelt Island, Four Freedoms Park, which was completed after Kahn's death

Peter Marino: The Architecture of Chanel: A celebration of the wonderful creative intersection between the architecture of Peter Marino and the aesthetic of fashion-house Chanel - a behind-the-scenes look at the buildings designed by Marino for Chanel

Philip Johnson: A spectacular visual biography of one of the most celebrated architects and cultural icons of the twentieth century

Gerrit Rietveld: The richly illustrated and accessible monograph on the Dutch designer and world-renowned architect - now in paperback

Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 355 x 280 mm (14 x 11 in)
  • Pages: 1960 pp
  • Illustrations: 2650 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838664657

Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors