Author(s): Images Publishing Staff (Editor)
- Unparalleled variety in style and type: traditional and modern, and everything in between; grand villas and homes with small footprints; posh seaside or rural escapes, resplendent and remote cabins; urban townhouses and dream dwellings- Coverage of projects ranges across most continents, from alpine regions in Scandinavia and Europe to vast rocky outcrops and plains across North and South America; from vibrant New York City neighborhoods to relaxed Australian bushland settings; from dramatic Mediterranean cliff-top backdrops to calm French forest settings, and so much moreThese days, the architect and designer are both tasked with the challenge of designing the 'perfect' new home, be it traditional or modern in style, and everything in between. This grand edition pulls together an exceedingly diverse collection of 100 of the best contemporary houses from across the globe, each showcasing new and recent cutting-edge residential designs by some of the world's leading architects and designers. Following Images Publishing's incredibly successful 100 of the World's Best Houses series, this splendid volume features hundreds of stunning full-color photographs that help underline the sensitivity of today's design practitioners to the natural environment, as well as the care and attention paid to stunning interior design and comfortable, practical everyday living. Each project illustrates how architects and designers showcase their authentic individual expression but work tirelessly to adapt their signature styles to accommodate the challenges posed by local topography and variations in climate, along with a sharp focus on optimum strategies for sustainable living. A touchstone for those looking to understand contemporary architectural trends across the world, 100 Houses rounds up a superb and unique collection that is at once exceptional, inspiring, and informative.