Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture 2

David Phillips, Megumi Yamashita


Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture 2 follows on from the success of the first book in the series, and contains entirely new projects. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, this book presents 50 of the most recently completed and influential house designs. It also analyses both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern residential architecture.

The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts over four pages. All of the drawings are styled consistently and presented at standard architectural scales to allow for easy comparison.

Each project is presented with colour photographs, site plans and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details. There is also descriptive text, detailed captions and in-depth information for each project. Bonus content: drawings from the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) format are available to download on www.laurenceking.com.

Author Bio

David Phillips graduated with an MA in fine art from the Royal College of Art and later studied architecture at London South Bank University. He has worked for a number of leading architecture and design companies in the UK. Currently he is a senior lecturer in design at the University of the Arts London.

Megumi Yamashita is a journalist writing about architecture and design for various publishers in both the UK and Japan.

Price £45.00
Format Hardback
Publication Date 20 October 2014
Pages 224
Height 290mm
Width 250mm
Illustrations 175 colour images and 250 black and white
ISBN-13 9781780671758