Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
Taschen's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects - from the firmly established to the up-and-coming - with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture in the chosen nation. Entries include contact information and short biographies in addition to copiously illustrated descriptions of the architects' or firms' most significant recent projects. Crossing the globe from country to country, this new series celebrates the richly hued architectural personality of each nation featured. Architects featured include: Matali Crasset; Odile Decq; Jean-Marie Duthilleul; Edouard Francois; Manuelle Gautrand; Jakob + MacFarlane; Lacaton & Vassal; Jean Nouvel; Marin-Trottin/Peripheriques; Dominique Perrault; Christian de Portzamparc; Rudy Ricciotti; Valode & Pistre; Jean-Paul Viguier; and Jean-Michel Wilmotte.