Plans and Details for Contemporary Architects: Building with Colour
1 Jan 2010
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Compiled by architects for architcts, this is an indispensable resource for professionals seeking to understand how colourful buildings can animate their environs and engage their users. Nineteen projects by the worlds most exciting practices are shown in exacting detail through specially drawn plans, sections and elevations, showing the way in which colour has been conceived, designed and constructed alongside high-quality photographs. Projects from leading architects include Alsop Architects' The Public in West Bromwich, Jean Nouvel's Agbar Tower in Barcelona, and Richard Rogers' Terminal T4 in Madrid. Vital reading for architects and architecture students, this is a key resource for understanding how the world's most innovative buildings are designed and how to make the most of budgets, surroundings, and experience.