PUBLISHERS OF ARCHITECTURE, ART, DESIGN & PHOTOGRAPHY

a5 Architecture Series: Los Angeles

Architecture, Interiors, Lifestyles

Edited by Casey C. M. Mathewson and Ann Videriksen

$60.00

a = Architecture

5 = examples from the past five year time period

a5 = Worldwide Documentary Series on premier Architecture of the past 5 years

The a5 Architecture Series, edited by Berlin-based architect Casey Mathewson, is our new book series focusing on architecture, interiors, and landscapes in selected global metropolises. The a5 Series is planned for publication in the coming years to showcase the world of architecture in such diverse metropolitan cities as Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Copenhagen, Shanghai, Berlin and Singapore.

The series portrays the very best work done in the world’s creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings are also included to enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design.

The a5 series premiers in Spring 2010 with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene and will showcase the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world-class practitioners.

Specifications

SKU:
90175
Size: 
9 x 10"
Pages: 
440pp
Binding: 
Trade Cloth
Publication date: 
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
ISBN: 
978-0-9819857-1-8
Rights world: 
Available

Foreword by Frances Anderton

Overview: 

A worldwide documentary series on premier architecture of the past five years, the a5 Series premiers with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene. The series portrays the very best work done in the world’s creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The first in the series features dozens of Los Angeles architects and their impressive contributions to the Los Angeles metropolis and region. It showcases the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world–class practitioners.

About the author: 

Casey C. M. Mathewson's studied architecture at the University of Oregon and the Stuttgart Technical University. In 1988 he founded Mathewson Architektur Berlin (MAB), an institute devoted to building and research in architecture. The themes of Mathewson's publications include human focus in architectural design, urban design in Germany, and the history of residential architecture. He lives in Berlin.