RECENT PUBLICATIONS

COOL CONTEMPORARY CLASSIC PUBLISHED JUNE 2016

A beautiful and highly-illustrated coffee-table style book, Cool Contemporary Classic showcases and celebrates the work of award-winning, London-based practice, Archer Humphryes Architects, focusing on their exacting expertise in the design of luxury hotels, restaurants, residencies and resorts.

An opening design manifesto by practice Directors David Archer and Julie Humphryes and an introduction by Pamela Buxton (London-based architecture and design journalist) are followed by texts by Edwin Heathcote (architecture and design critic of The Financial Times), Jan-Carlos Kucharek (senior editor of the RIBA Journal and editor of its sister title Products in Practice).

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A GENDERED PROFESSION PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2016

The issue of gender inequality in architecture has been part of the profession’s discourse for many years, yet the continuing gender imbalance in architectural education and practice remains a dif cult subject. This book seeks to change that. It provides the rst ever attempt to move the debate about gender in architecture beyond the tradition of gender-segregated diagnostic or critical discourse on the debate towards something more propositional, actionable and transformative. To do this, A Gendered Profession brings together a comprehensive array of essays from a wide variety of experts in architectural education and practice, touching on issues such as LGBT, age, family status, and gender-biased awards.

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50 ARCHITECTS 50 BUILDINGS PUBLISHED JULY 2016

In this book, 50 leading contemporary architects choose the 50 buildings that have inspired them and made a lasting impact on their own work. Interviewed by Pamela Buxton, with specially commissioned photography by Edward Tyler and Gareth Gardner, they describe their personal reaction to inspirational buildings from housing estates to castles and coal mines to cathedrals.

Based on the Inspiration series commissioned by architecture newspaper Building Design (bd), this book includes great work by leading architects and designers of the last century such as Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe and Alvar Aalto, as well as lesser-known gems such as an asylum church in Vienna and ‘Lucy’, a building in the shape of an elephant. Other examples include Richard Rogers on Maison de Verre, Ted Cullinan on the Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut at Ronchamp, and David Archer of Archer Humphryes Architects at Otto Wagners’ chapel in Vienna.

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