Architecture, Nature and Design
Authored by Philip Jodidio
Published by Rizzoli New York
Foreword by Kengo Kuma and afterword by Koichi Takada
Limited edition, hand-signed copy from Koichi Takada available for a limited time.
This elegant volume showcases a series of Koichi Takada’s recent projects, illustrating the unique way his talent connects the natural and the designed, and how it has evolved over the last ten years. Beautiful photographs of buildings and interiors juxtapose against sketches and images of nature—illustrating the aesthetic inspirations behind the designs and the way they embody nature’s elements—light, air, water, and even sound.
Worldwide release October 2021
Overgrown buildings and greener living
Koichi Takada provides insight into the need to intertwine nature and architecture as a solution to climate change, beautifully illustrated in Gestalten’s new publication Evergreen Architecture.
Urban Forest joins a spectrum of architectural projects surveyed throughout the book, all of which embrace this trend of green architecture and greener living.
Available Now via Gestalten
National Museum of Qatar
Authored by Philip Jodidio
Published by Thames & Hudson
Photographs By Iwan Baan, Khalifa Al Obaidly
This volume is published on the occasion of the opening of the National Museum of Qatar in the state’s capital, Doha. Inspired by the desert rose with its interlocking disks, architect Jean Nouvel’s innovative design, responds to the country’s desert location by the sea. The museum, built around Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al-Thani’s original nineteenth-century palace, honors Qatar’s heritage while looking to its future as a thriving cultural hub.
Available Now via Thames & Hudson
Architizer: The World’s Best Architecture
Winning the Special Honoree, Popular Choice Winner, and Jury Awards Winner of the 7th annual Architizer A+Awards, Arc is featured in Architizer: The World’s Best Architecture. Each year, winners of the Architizer A+Awards are honored in this fully illustrated compendium published by Phaidon. Featuring select A+Award winners, this is the definitive guide to 2019’s best buildings and spaces.
Available Now via Phaidon
Tall Buildings + Urban Habitat: Volume 3
As the Best Tall Building in Australia and Awards of Excellence under 100m category winner, Arc by Crown Group is featured in The Tall Buildings + Urban Habitat: Volume 3.
The Tall Buildings + Urban Habitat book is produced annually by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), the global authority on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities.
Available Now via CTBUH
Sustainability, Versatility, Stability
Wood is nature’s greatest resource, embedded in the history, culture and life of humans worldwide. And it is ingenious as building material: remarkably malleable and at the same time resilient, recyclable in many ways and reducing greenhouse gases, universally applicable and locally available, renewable and beautiful. The National Museum of Qatar Gift Shops is archived in this beautiful collection of wooden projects, showcasing the traditional building material has become ultra-contemporary and increasingly cutting-edge, offering exciting possibilities for architectural design.
Available Now via BRAUN Publishing
Nature and Nurture
The Waterfront Retreat is featured in this grand edition which pulls together an exceedingly diverse collection of 100 of the best contemporary houses from across the globe, each showcasing new and recent cutting-edge residential designs by some of the world’s leading architects and designers. The volume features hundreds of stunning full-color photographs that help underline the sensitivity of today’s design practitioners to the natural environment, as well as the care and attention paid to stunning interior design and comfortable, practical everyday living.
Available Now via images Publishing