Taschen's new structure sequence brings a different point of view to international structure, highlighting architectural developments by way of nation. each one e-book positive factors 15 to twenty architects - from the firmly verified to the up-and-coming - with the focal point on how they've got contributed to very contemporary structure within the selected state. Entries contain touch details and brief biographies as well as copiously illustrated descriptions of the architects' or enterprises' most important contemporary initiatives. Crossing the globe from kingdom to state, this new sequence celebrates the richly hued architectural character of every country featured. Architects/firms incorporated are: Hitoshi Abe, Tadao Ando, Jun Aoki, Shigeru Ban, Masaki Endoh, Shuhei Endo, Hiroshi Hara, Arata Isozaki, Toyo Ito, Waro Kishi, Kengo Kuma, Fumihiko Maki, Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA, Yoshio Taniguchi, Tezuka Architects, Makoto Sei Watanabe, and Makoto Yokomizo.
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