Architects Today

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Laurence King Publishing, Aug 10, 2006 - Architecture - 240 pages
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Have you ever wanted to have information about the world's most influential architects at your fingertips? Written by three architectural journalists, this book cuts the world's greatest and most provocative practicing architects down to sizeboth the old and established and the rising stars. With two fully illustrated pages for each architect, a clear, lively design, and an alphabetical organization, Architects Today breaks down the usual arcane architectural categorizations. It offers an insight and introduction to key contemporary architects as well as a snapshot of the varied nature of todays architecture. For each architect, the book gives key biographical information as well as illustrations of their most representative and iconic buildings, and an assessment of their place in the international scene. This volume will appeal to anyone interested in contemporary architecture, as both an introduction and as a handy reference source.

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In a series of engaging vignettes, British journalists Rattenbury, Bevan and Long (the author of The Essential Eye, the former editor of Building Design and the deputy editor of Icon, respectively ... Read full review

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Kester Rattenbury trained as an architect and earned a PhD on bias in architectural journalism before becoming an architectural journalist herself. She now teaches architecture at the University of Westminster.

Robert Bevan is an architectural journalist based in London and Sydney.

Kieran Long is deputy editor of Icon magazine.

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