Published John Wiley & Sons
New York is an exciting book dedicated to one of the world's most fascinating and vibrant cities. Lavishly illustrated this architectural overview documents both the historical development and the future prospects of New York. Throughout New York you will find a wide range of projects which demonstrate every aspect of the city's construction, including commercial, residential, industrial and public buildings, as well as transportation and landscape works. The projects, both built and yet to be built, include works by Richard Gluckman, FOA, FTL, Hanrahan and Meyers, Bernard Tschumi, Peter Eisenman, Richard Meier, Rem Koolhaas, Zaha Hadid, Herzog and De Meuron and other architects of international renown. Each project is covered in detail with texts, plans, drawings and outstanding photography.
This book gives a unique portrait of a 20th-century city packed with diverse forms of architecture. It provides an historical overview of the factors that made the city what it is today including: