Living in the Desert

by Phaidon Editors

Hardback Publication Date: 05/11/2018

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A carefully curated and beautifully photographed selection of 50 architect-designed houses that reflects contemporary concerns about the unique challenges presented by life in the desert's sensitive environment

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.

Each 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.

From the publisher of Living on Water, Elemental Living and California Captured.

ISBN:
9780714876894
9780714876894
Category:
Photographs: collections
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
05-11-2018
Publisher:
Phaidon Press Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
256
Dimensions (mm):
290x250x28mm
Phaidon Editors

Conceived and edited by Phaidon editors.

Introductory essay by Barry Schwabsky, art critic for The Nation and regular contributor to Artforum.

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