Best Highrises 2018/19

Best Highrises 2018/19 The International Highrise Award 2018

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Synopsis

Explore 36 outstanding new skyscrapers from all over the world that are pioneering, innovative and beautiful. The International Highrise Award celebrates architectural excellence in buildings that integrate sustainability, design and community interaction. Bestowed biennially by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), DekaBank, and the City of Frankfurt, the award spans the globe to honour nearly forty outstanding skyscrapers completed within the last two years. Previous winners include the apartment buildings VIA 57 West in New York City by BIG, Bosco Verticale in Milan by Boeri Studio, and The Met in Bangkok by WOHA Architects, as well as the office building 1 Bligh Street in Sydney by ingenhoven architects. This book profiles the winner, finalists and nominees of the competition through photographs, illustrations, architectural drawings and essays. In its close examination of the most innovative highrises being built today, this volume shows readers how contemporary architecture is improving its environment.

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Prestel

Prestel

Prestel is one of the world's leading illustrated book publishers with a stunning list of beautifully crafted books on all aspects of art, architecture, photography and design. From the latest pop culture and fashion to major exhibition catalogues, Prestel ensures that quality reigns throughout everything they publish. Prestel is the publisher for art lovers, designers and those with an eye for beauty - young and old alike, Prestel appeals to all those with a passion for visual culture.

Book information

ISBN: 9783791358314
Publisher: Prestel
Imprint: Prestel
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 682g
Height: 212mm
Width: 272mm
Spine width: 12mm