Автор: Laubier Guillaume de Название: Most Beautiful Opera Houses in the World ISBN: 1419709615 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419709616 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 4574 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: La Scala, the Bolchoi, le Palais Garnier--opera houses are mythical places that evoke dreams and creativity. For centuries, these temples of the arts have been dedicated to the creative work of Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky and Nureyev, and have been designed to allow brilliant performers to display their talents amidst sumptuous costumes and sets. Created by some of the most talented architects, builders and designers of their generations, opera houses have inspired veneration from audiences for centuries, from royalty and commoners alike. Moving from Sydney to Covent Garden, from Beijing to Saint Petersburg, from Oslo to Manaus, from le Petit Trianon to New York and San Francisco, photographer Guillaume de Laubier and journalist Antoine Pecqueur explore twenty-five of the world's most beautiful opera houses. They offer us a greater understanding of their architectural role, as well as their place in history. Whether baroque, romanesque, or minimalist, opera houses bear witness to the tides of history and to the ideals of those who built them. In addition to the sweeping views of ornate auditoriums and facades, the book opens doors normally closed to the public, entering the artists' dressing rooms, rehearsal halls, scenery workshops and more, presenting a wide-ranging and compelling look into the spectacular world of the opera.
Описание: This latest addition to IMAGES 21st Century series brings together more than 45 of the world's most stylish contemporary houses. From the Adriatic Coast in Greece to the rugged mountains of Switzerland; from the suburbs of Japan, to the glittering views from the Hollywood Hills, this diverse selection of modern houses have all been designed by some of the best residential architects working today. Complete with stunning professional colour photography, floor plans, and informative project descriptions, 21st Century Architecture: Designer Houses will be of interest to those who love beautiful houses, are looking for inspiration, or just like to dream. Designers featured include Caramel, idea, Humberto Hermeto Arquitetura, Parque Humano, Balance Associates Architects, Abramson Teiger Architects, alterstudio, LineBox Studio, Drozdov & Partners, Axis Architects, Mac Interactive, McClean Design, Marsh Cashman Koolloos Architects, Minarc, Buerger Katsota Architects, bento + azevedo arquitetos associados, Takashi Yamaguchi, Steinmetzdemeyer, Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, David Jameson Architect, Mojo Sumer, Belzberg Architects, Centerbrook Architects and Planners, Arkkitehdit NRT, Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects, Barilari Architetti, Feldman, genius loci, Bates and Masi Architects, CplusC, Paramita Abirama Itasadhya, Morris Partnership, Saaj Design, Base Architecture, Creative Arch, JVA, Connor + Solomon Architects, Godwardguthrie, clavienrossier architectes, 123DV, Paddle Creek Design, Zecc Architects, BBP Architects, Nervegna Reed Architecture, Paul+O Architects, stanic harding and atmos studio.
Автор: Michelle Galindo Название: Beach Houses: Living at the Sea ISBN: 3037681322 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783037681329 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 4568 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "Beach Houses" features a stunning array of the most ambitious examples of residential design at the sea. From a minimalist dwelling on a remote island to an apartment complex high above the sea to a luxurious holiday villa in an urban setting, this volume brings together a collection of remarkable houses designed by well-known architectural firms as well as interesting approaches by local architects. The contemporary beach houses from across the world featured in this volume harmoniously adapt to their surrounding landscape while embracing the seaside lifestyle with sumptuous interiors and outdoor living spaces and balancing casual-cool and opulence.
They answer todays aesthetic, functional and ecological demands, while at the same time underscoring the uniqueness of the seaside location.
Описание: Explore a truly astonishing range of interests, philosophies, religions, and cultures -- from alchemy to angels, Buddhism to Hinduism, myth to magic. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visionary thinking, and accessible writing to each intriguing subject in these lavishly illustrated, large-format paperback books.
Автор: Spivey, Nigel Название: Panorama of the Classical World ISBN: 0500287716 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500287712 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2167 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The starting-point for everything we understand about philosophy, science, literature and art, the world of ancient Greece and Rome makes an extraordinary story in its own right. This book brings Greeks, Etruscans and Romans to life for the general reader, and expands the knowledge of the professional scholar.
Описание: In Moroccan Cuisine, author Jeff Koehler reveals the landscape and culinary history, the ingredients, and the dishes that define this intriguing and ancient nation. The 80 recipes here reflect Koehler's wide-ranging travels throughout the country, which led him to such diverse areas as the Rif Mountains, coastal Asilah, the date-filled oasis of Zagora and the culinary capitals of FEs and Marrakech. Illustrated throughout with 80 location photographs of Moroccan markets, people, and food.
Название: 21St Century Beach Houses ISBN: 186470375X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864703757 Издательство: Images Рейтинг: Цена: 2414 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents a variety of acclaimed, contemporary beach houses from regions including Australia and New Zealand, North and South America, Europe, and Asia. This title offers a glimpse inside remarkable waterside retreats located in some truly spectacular environments.
Описание: This volume celebrates the warmth and easy elegance of traditional Southern architecture and interior design, featuring houses of unpretentious and old-fashioned grace that showcase the talents of the South s finest design professionals. Comfort and hospitality are words that express the spirit of simple Southern style. Featured in tantalizing photographs is a discerning selection of residences decorated by Bobby McAlpine, Ken Tate, Ryan Gainey, Jackye Lanham, Amelia Handegan, and others. Located in old Southern cities such as Atlanta, Charleston, Savannah, and New Orleans, as well as seaside and mountain retreats, these intimate dwellings are steeped in architectural tradition. The residences profiled illustrate fresh design interpretations of romantic Southern style, such as a New Orleans double-shotgun with a modern all-white palette, a nineteenth-century summer cottage with updated coastal decor, and a Louisiana plantation house with handsome Creole antiques. Two sections, "Pure and Simple" and "Simply Elegant," explore the varied ways that Southerners express their love of comfort and gracious living. Dating from the eighteenth century to the present, the houses featured exemplify historic styles that evolved in response to their natural settings, inviting families to live in harmony with their surroundings. Integrating time-honored lessons of the past, these cozy dwellings also incorporate contemporary design sensibilities, making them especially appealing for today s lifestyle.
Описание: Featuring 350 pages of spectacular designs from around the globe in breathtaking full-color photographywith accompanying explanatory drawings - the ultimate companion to best selling title 100 of the World`s Best Houses.
Автор: Williams, Dyfri Название: Masterpieces of Classical Art ISBN: 0714122548 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714122540 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 2286 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The British Museum has one of the finest collection of antiquities from ancient Greece and Rome outside of those countries. This book investigates 180 of these works, including the most famous and also a selection of lesser known but equally important pieces.