Visitors and residents alike continue to be pleasantly astonished by the rich architectural heritage of the San Francisco Bay Area. This book offers a comprehensive catalog of noteworthy and representative architecture studios, which works aren located within the major San Francisco neighborhoods as well as outlying areas. Edited by SF local, Francesc Zamora, San Francisco Architects is a definitive selection of the most relevant studios of one of the most recognized and visited areas in the world.
The identity transmitted by the expressive power of architecture and design aims to express the philosophy of international companies. Communication strategies and the control of the internal and external image can be very public and obvious or more symbolic and subtle. With very different approaches to architecture as a brand message, the examples gathered in this book present the enormous scope of this extensive subject. The volume brings together projects by architects such as Ricardo Bofill, Cloud Architektai, 3 de Luxe, Amaa Arquitectos, Team V, Andreescu&Gaivoronschi, Cepezed, Taillandier and others.
HIGH ON...OFFICE DESIGN presents about thirty architects and interior designers with their newest office projects. Working and workplaces are changing in a more and more digital world. The book showcases new office concepts of large corporations as well as start-ups.
Javier Barba was born in Barcelona to a family of Architects. He studied in the city's School of Architecture and after working in his father's firm, he established his own practice, BC Studio. The projects designed by BC Studio are based on the concepts of integrated and Bioclimatic Architecture, respecting nature and its resources. In 1989 their project Semi-buried House was chosen by the commission of the European Community as one of the best examples of bioclimatic construction. Fitting each site with a building appropriate to its characteristics and understanding the needs and aspirations of the clients are essential factors in the development of all of BC studio projects.
Modern Interiors is a lushly illustrated resource that will inform and inspire homeowners and designers. More than 600 fullcolor photographs of the world's most beautiful interiors showcase modern design at its very best.Good design integrates furnishings with architecture with function. The popular "open plan" designs that combine living room, dining room, kitchen, and home office create numerous challenges when it comes to combining practicality with decor and personal taste in harmony with architecture and the natural setting. The challenge calls for thoughtful selections of furnishings, color, materials and lighting in order to meet the homeowners' needs within space and financial limitations.
This volume presents beautiful solutions to such design challenges. Captioned photographs point out room details and explain what influenced the design and decor decisions.
The designs range from expansive homes to smaller homes with space limitations. Every room is covered.
Popular culture has disseminated tattoos, contemporary art exhibitions and visual art organizations have showcased tattoos as art and many celebrities have made tattoos fashionable, while their fans are getting inked to honor their idols. The growing popularity of tattoos has raised copyright issues in recent time based on the premise that tattoo artists -like any artist-, own the rights to the designs they create. Right or wrong, these body markings that have had an enormous impact on societies giving their bearers unique identities and captivating the entire world with their spiritual power since the dawn of humankind.