• Concrete, Phaidon




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  • A visual exploration of the aesthetics of concrete architecture through 180 structures, from ancient Rome to the present day.
  • Collating fascinating and beautiful concrete buildings by some of the most celebrated architects of the last century, it features familiar projects from Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright alongside work from some of the leading lights of contemporary architecture including Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron.
  • Arranged to promote comparison and discussion, the selected projects take the reader on a global tour of inspiring and intriguing structures: a German skatepark sits beside an Italian rooftop test track, a Japanese crematorium alongside a Portuguese swimming pool and a Brazilian government building next to a Chinese opera.
  • Hardback, 240 pages
  • 2 kg, 26.2 x 29.5 x 3 cm

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