Elemental Living

Elemental Living

Contemporary Houses in Nature

Book - 2016
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60 stunning works of contemporary architecture, all of which have a special relationship with the natural landscape

Elemental Livingpresents 60 works of architecture from across the 20th and 21st centuries that have a special relationship with the natural world. The book includes a visually breathtaking selection of architect-created houses that have been designed to create unparalleled views of a wide variety of natural landscapes; designed to be almost indistinguishable from the natural landscape; or designed using materials and forms found in the natural landscape. Each house demonstrates a deep concern with the creation of unique living spaces that connect their inhabitants with the forests, mountains, lakes, deserts, and oceans that have attracted humanity for millennia.

Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon Press Limited, [2016]
ISBN: 9780714873176
0714873179
Branch Call Number: 728.047
Characteristics: 279 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Taylor-Foster, James
Phaidon Press

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