Unbuilt masterworks of the 21st Century : inspirational architecture for the Digital Age / Will Jones.
London : Thames & Hudson, 2009.
399 p. : il.
Arquitectura -Siglo XXI.
Biblioteca A-72.038 UNB
100 of the best projects to have been proposed since the turn of the millennium. Includes projects by by the world’s greatest architects, from UN Studio, Foreign Office Architects, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Zaha Hadid to such up-and-coming stars as J. Mayer H. Architects and Asymptote.
The book is a treasure trove of as-yet untried design ideas and the ultimate inspiration for forward-thinking professionals and anyone interested in contemporary architecture.
Among the featured projects are proposed schemes for the ergonomic Cuidad del Motor race track complex by UN Studio; the National Portrait Gallery with anthropomorphic skin façcade by Sean Godsell Architects; the Battersea Power Station master plan by Arup AGU; the vertical villages of the Dubai Tower by Grimshaw, and many others.