Tom Kundig: Houses

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Princeton Architectural Press #ad - Kundig's projects, especially his houses, uniquely combine these two seemingly disparate sets of characteristics to produce some of the most inventive structures found in the architecture world today. Kundig's houses reflect a sustained and active collaborative process between designer, and owners, resulting in houses that bring to life the architect's intentions, the materials used, craftsmen, and lines of unforgettable beauty.

His buildings uniquely meld industrial sensibilities and materials such as Cor-ten steel and concrete with an intuitive understanding of scale. Princeton Architectural Press. As kundig states, "the idea is insaperable from the fabrication, inseparable from the materials used. Tom kundig: houses presents five projects in depth, from their early conceptual sketches to their final lovingly wrought, intimate details.

Tom Kundig: Houses #ad - The work of seattle-based architect Tom Kundig has been called both raw and refined, as well as super-crafted and warm. Kundig's internationally acclaimed work is inspired by both the industrial structures with which he grew up in the Pacific Northwest and the vibrant craft cultures that are fostered there.

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Tom Kundig: Houses 2 Contemporary homes designed by Tom Kundig

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Princeton Architectural Press #ad - Princeton Architectural Press. Our 2006 monograph tom Kundig: Houses was an instant critical and commercial success. Over the past five years, collecting numerous awards, Seattle-based Kundig has continued his meteoric rise, including the 2008 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Architecture Design. Tom kundig: houses 2 features seventeen residential projects, ranging from a five hundred-square-foot cabin in the woods to a house carved into and built out of solid rock.

The houses seamlessly incorporate his signature inventive details, rich materials, and stunning sites from the majestic Northwestern forest to the severe high desert. In his new work, kundig continues to strike a balance between raw and refined and modern and warm, creating inviting spaces with a strong sense of place.

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Tom Kundig: Works

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Princeton Architectural Press #ad - The book also includes an introduction by design editor Pilar Viladas and in-depth conversations with Kundig's frequent collaborators—"gizmologist" Phil Turner and contractor Jim Dow Schuchart/ Dow—and clients Bigwood Residence and Studhorse. Princeton Architectural Press. In firsthand accounts, kundig describes the projects and his design process with many personal anecdotes, making Tom Kundig: Works as much memoir as monograph.

Princeton Architectural Press. Kundig's award-winning houses, are showcased in lush photography with drawings and sketches, door pulls, hinges, known for their rugged yet elegant and welcoming style, and appear alongside his commercial work—from multistory complexes to the Tacoma Art Museum to a line of hardware handles, and more.

Tom Kundig: Works #ad - . In tom kundig: works, the celebrated Seattle-based architect presents nineteen new projects, from Hawaii to New York City.

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Retreat: The Modern House in Nature

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Rizzoli #ad - The most forward-looking spaces designed for rustic living in the twenty-first century. Some combine industrial materials like metal and concrete with traditional wood. Princeton Architectural Press. The collection spans the globe, from the Pacific Northwest to the forests of Japan. Others create sophisticated essays in off-grid living, employing the most technologically ambitious green-living strategies.

Today’s architectural vanguard is represented, Rick Joy, as well as established architects working at the forefront of twenty-first-century design, including Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Olson Kundig, and Marcio Kogan. These rustic retreats—with comfortable and appealing modern interiors—will resonate with readers of shelter magazines, while the cutting-edge reputations of their architects will interest professionals and students.

Retreat: The Modern House in Nature #ad - Still others place discreet structures on remote, almost-unbuildable locations. This unique volume profiles new and recent projects that illustrate the inexhaustible potential of the modern house to enter into a dialogue with nature in sustainable yet stylish ways. Across the globe, architects are creating innovative houses for country living, reimagining the way we escape into the natural world.

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Jim Olson: Building, Nature, Art

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Thames & Hudson #ad - A lavish monograph celebrating one of the most respected and admired American architects, known for his sensitivity to the nature and traditions of the Pacific NorthwestSeattle-based architect Jim Olson blends straight, clean architectural lines and curving natural scenery with such ease that one forgets they weren’t always in harmony.

400 illustrations Princeton Architectural Press. Over the course of a career spanning nearly fifty years, Southeast Asia, evident in projects that suit and enhance their locations in Mexico, in collaboration with his partner Tom Kundig, Olson has established a reputation for thoughtfully considered buildings, and the Pacific Northwest.

Jim Olson: Building, Nature, Art #ad - This up-to-date survey of olson’s work, focusing chiefly on his buildings for art-collecting private clients and large-scale resorts, offers a stunning look―by way of plans, sketches, and photographs―at the career of a great American architect. Princeton Architectural Press. Rizzoli. The accompanying text includes an introduction by architecture critic Aaron Betsky as well as Olson’s own reflections on the medium.

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150 Best Cottage and Cabin Ideas

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Harper Design #ad - Rizzoli. Adapted to the specific needs and particular tastes of individual clients, innovative, these idyllic getaway homes and country hideaways incorporate practical, and stunning solutions for a variety of design needs.150 best cottage and cabin ideas embodies the diversity of current trends in house design and provides an inspirational source of ideas—whether you’re looking to design and build a new home or renovate and redecorate an existing structure.

150 Best Cottage and Cabin Ideas #ad - Princeton Architectural Press. Filled with hundreds of color photographs, this comprehensive handbook in the highly successful 150 Best design series showcases the latest in successful small house design from some of today’s most distinguished international architects and designers. Bursting with ideas for designing, building, and decorating, this outstanding compendium features an extensive collection of cottages and cabins from around the world.

Princeton Architectural Press. Harper Design Intl.

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Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California Modernism

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The Monacelli Press #ad - These designs are characterized by the fusion of powerful, with the cultural, climatic, simple forms, and contextual particulars of place. Sixteen houses are presented in the book, the majority in Southern California and others near San Francisco and Houston. Residential designs are at the heart of the practice, which now encompasses commercial and institutional projects.

Through details and materials, we maximize the home owner's connection with the site and natural surroundings. Princeton Architectural Press. Harper Design Intl. Rizzoli. A survey of houses designed by steven ehrlich and Takashi Yanai of EYRC Architects, an award-winning firm whose modernist approach is infused with deep engagement with the vernacular.

Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California Modernism #ad - Recipient of the 2015 firm award from the American Institute of Architects, EYRC Architects is internationally recognized for elegant design in a modernist spirit. Princeton Architectural Press. Accompanying the drawings and luxurious color photography are sketches and source material that reveal the genesis of the design as well as the completed project.

As ehrlich says, "blurring the boundaries between the built and natural environment, our designs merge California modernism with vernacular design elements.

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Studio Joy Works

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Princeton Architectural Press #ad - Studio Joy Works #ad - The projects in this book are further contextualized with an essay by Joy and spectacular photographs. Princeton Architectural Press. This follow-up, a train station in princeton, marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of his firm's founding and continues the careful documentation of the growing body of his important work, Studio Joy Works, including houses in Vermont and California, his first public project, New Jersey, and residences abroad in Mexico and Turks and Caicos.

. Princeton Architectural Press. Rick joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, was established in his first book, even poetic buildings, whose mining of materials and site create transcendent, Desert Works. Rizzoli. Harper Design Intl.

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From the Land: Backen, Gillam, & Kroeger Architects

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Rizzoli #ad - Howard backen, principal of the architecture firm Backen, Gillam & Kroeger, is at the center of a popular movement in home design that emphasizes elegant simplicity and embraces the rustic charm of natural materials. Sensitive, alluring, the work of backen, and wonderfully resonant with the suggestion of invitation, Gillam & Kroeger is both thrilling to the eye and restorative to the soul.

. Princeton Architectural Press. Natural materials, and ceilings of these subtly luxurious spaces, stone, and brick, form the foundations, walls, such as wood, while nature itself plays a considered role that is at once complementary and also intricately conjoined with the work. From the Land. Princeton Architectural Press.

From the Land: Backen, Gillam, & Kroeger Architects #ad - Harper Design Intl. This volume, hilltop homes, the first on his work and that of the firm, featuring farmhouses in the Napa Valley, seaside retreats, is an artful exploration of this aesthetic, and lakeside hideaways. Throughout the work, warmth, a sense of intimacy, and informality pervades. Rizzoli. Elegant rusticity meets unpretentious luxury in the work of this award-winning architecture firm.

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Case Study Houses Basic Art Series 2.0

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TASCHEN #ad - Sponsored by arts & architecture magazine, the program sought to respond to the postwar building boom with prototype modern homes that could be both easily replicated and readily affordable to the average American. Concentrated on the los angeles area, pierre koenig, eero saarinen, the Case Study Houses included 36 model homes commissioned from such major architects of the day as Richard Neutra, Raphael Soriano, Craig Ellwood, Charles and Ray Eames, A.

The case study house program 1945–1966 was a unique event in the history of American architecture. Harper Design Intl. Their criteria included “using, as far as is practicable, many war-born techniques and materials best suited to the expression of man’s life in the modern world. The results of the program would redefine the modern home and extend influence not only across the United States but around the world.

Case Study Houses Basic Art Series 2.0 #ad - Princeton Architectural Press. Rizzoli. From the Land. Quincy jones, and Ralph Rapson. Princeton Architectural Press. This compact guide includes all of the case Study Houses with over 150 photos and plans, as well as a map showing locations of all sites, including those that no longer exist. Case Study Houses.

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Off the Grid: Houses for Escape

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Thames & Hudson #ad - Rizzoli. 400 color illustrations Princeton Architectural Press. From the Land. Harper Design Intl. Surveying some of the world’s most innovative off-grid homes, Off the Grid reveals the creative architecture and cutting-edge technologies that are redefining where and how we live―enabling us to escape to some of the most extraordinary and secluded natural environments on the planet.

Dominic bradbury tells the story of how innovative architects have made everyday living in the most wild and remote locations of the United States, and in some cases food, Europe, and Australia not only feasible, Asia, as all of the homes featured are largely self-sustaining in terms of energy, water, but also a rewarding and tempting reality.

From snowbound cabins in the far northern hemisphere to coastal retreats that can only be accessed by boat, and sustainability challenges to enable a new way of life that is both liberating and responsible, remoteness, this fully illustrated overview explains the diverse ways in which architects are tackling extreme climates, wherever on Earth you happen to be.

Off the Grid: Houses for Escape #ad - Princeton Architectural Press. Case Study Houses. The ultimate escapist collection of environmentally sustainable houses, and retreats, cabins, this book circles the globe to find the best eco-architecture in the most stunning and remote locations. The imperative to reduce our carbon footprint and focus on renewable energy is having a profound impact on our daily lives and the way we think about living spaces.

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