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24 September 2019
A fascinating, visually rich collection, STONE explores the appeal of this essential material through 170 structures from the last 5,000 years. Organized into such themes as Texture, Juxtaposition, and Light, it highlights stone's range and unique qualities with stunning photographs of ancient tombs, churches, cultural spaces, houses, and beyond.

The book features projects from celebrated architects including Philip Johnson, Antoni Gaudi, and Mies van der Rohe, as well as the best contemporary talent such as Kengo Kuma, Grafton Architects, and Snohetta.
By:   William Hall
Imprint:   Phaidon
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 250mm,  Spine: 28mm
ISBN:   9780714879253
ISBN 10:   0714879258
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   24 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

William Hall trained at Central Saint Martins and began his career in the office of the minimalist architect John Pawson. Hall now runs his own design practice in London, working with clients such as Calvin Klein, the Henry Moore Institute, and Tate.

Reviews for Stone

An insightful global tour... Get lost in its visuals and upgrade your coffee table style by pre-ordering now. -Airows Stunning photographs of ancient tombs and churches, along with modern houses made out of volcanic rock and a material called clunch (basically chalk)... A global tour of more than 170 examples of the best rocky architecture of the past five millenniums. -The Globe & Mail Spotlights iconic stone architecture. -Hypebeast

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