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Design News:  Robert A. M. Stern Architects Buildings and Projects

History is the lens through which Robert A.M. Stern and his fifteen design partners envision an architecture for today. Robert A.M. Stern Architects: Buildings and Projects 2010–2014 is the seventh volume in a series that encompasses the breadth of the firm’s work since Stern’s earliest projects in the mid-1960s. Emphasizing the output of the office over the past five years, this volume covers the most globalized period of practice so far. Featuring profiles of well over 100 designs built domestically and abroad, Robert A.M. Stern Architects: Buildings and Projects 2010–2014 includes significant projects in Asia, from China to India. In the United States the firm’s educational, cultural, commercial, religious, and residential work continues to broaden its exploration of traditional and contemporary architectural expression. This volume presents the firm’s continued influence on campuses across the United States, reflecting the position that education holds in its ethic, with new additions to Drexel University in Philadelphia, Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and University of Colorado Boulder. The office also remains key to the ongoing development of its home in New York City, with new residential towers on the High Line and in Greenwich Village. Keep following Best Design Books for the latest design news!

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Book Review: Piero Lissoni

Piero Lissoni (born 1956) has designed kitchens, bathrooms and objects for companies including Alessi, Boffi, Cassina, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Kartell, Knoll, Living Divani, Tecno and Thonet. Lissoni also co-designed this sumptuous volume, in which no less then seven different kinds of paper are used. Italy at it’s best through the eyes, projects, vision and ideas of award-winning Piero Lissoni, the internationally known architect and designer with a vision for spaces, ambiances and time. Through his works we will see the developing world of architecture in Italy and in the world reflected in his hospitality projects, furniture designs and futuristic ideas. Piero Lissoni was born in 1956 and is one of Italy’s golden boys. He is a world famous architect and Designer who graduated in 1978 from the very prestigious Politecnico di Milano. In 1986 He opens Lissoni Associates with Nicoletta canesi and ever since that he has lead ground breaking projects. Today his studio is made of a staff of over 60 people, and has projects that cover all design fields such as: architecture, interios, industrial design and graphic project. Piero Lissoni has been one of the chosen architects to be involved in many extremely exclusive projects. Ritz-Carlton referred to him…

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