With an intrinsic ability to see
the big picture, today’s master architects are creating inclusive, responsive
residential designs that embrace building, site and interiors with subtlety and
style. Their talent, ambition, attention to detail, and flair for fusing art
and architecture combine to produce houses of unparalleled style and comfort.
This compendium of truly
spectacular houses features the work of architecture’s brightest contemporary
stars – including Lord Norman Foster, Allan Greenberg, Glenn Murcutt, Eric Owen
Moss, Mario Botta, Helmut Jahn, Steven Ehrlich, and Ken Yeang.
The stunning photography is
complemented by informative plans and project summaries containing unique
insights into the personal design philosophies of these master architects.
Project locations range from the USA to France, Italy to Dubai, the UK to
Australia, and from Hong Kong to Spain.
Masterpiece is an up-to-the-minute
collection of residential work from the world’s top contemporary practitioners,
who consistently prove that architecture can always be re-imagined.
Featuring stunning residential
designs from architecture’s best and brightest, Masterpiece offers a tantalizing glimpse
inside some of the world’s most stylish houses, each with a distinctive ‘wow-factor’
– the hallmark of these icons of architecture.
GRAND DESIGNS AUSTRALIA (August 2012)
Masterpiece presents an up-to-the-minute collection of residential work from the world’s best practitioners……..
Stunning architectural photography is supplemented with detailed descriptions, plans, sections and sketches, revealing the mastery behind each design.