ORO editions Private Estates New Architecture by Landry Design Group Janet Eastman Available: May 2011 ISBN: 9780982622650 Price: £60.00 Format: Hardback Pages: 328 Illustrations: 300 photos, 75 ills Size: 333 x 333 Category: Architecture Rights: -
Private Estates is a rare jewel in the world of architectural monographs, welcoming the reader behind the gates of some of today’s most inspiring residential estates. Whether it is a contemporary manor, a French chateau, a beachfront villa or a modern mountain chalet, the internationally acclaimed architectural firm Landry Design Group has skillfully designed each project with an exquisite attention to detail and a keen understanding of their clients’ unique lifestyles.The firm’s ability to create within the influence of architectural precedents or to freely invent within contemporary parameters displays a unique talent that has attracted the attention of today’s movers and shakers, including such notable clients as Eddie Murphy, Kenny G, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Wahlberg, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen. Graced with an introduction by Joseph Giovannini, text by Janet Eastman, over 400 inspiring color photographs and beautifully rendered drawings convey the unparalleled versatility and the inspired vision of Landry Design Group.
The Sky’s the Limit Marina Bay Sands Moshe Safdie et al
Available: May 2011 ISBN: 9780981985763 Price: £50.00 Format: Hardback Pages: 300 Illustrations: 300 photos 40 ills Size: 305 x 254 mm Category: Architecture Rights: -
JOHN RULE SPRING 2011
The new Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, is a $5 billion, high-density, mixeduse integrated resort that brings together a 2560 room hotel, convention center, shopping and dining, theaters, museum, and a casino across the water from Singapore’s Central Business District. Designed by Bostonbased, internationally renowned architect Moshe Safdie for the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, the 929,000 meter (10 million square-foot) urban district anchors the Singapore waterfront, creates a gateway to Singapore, and provides a dynamic setting for a vibrant public life. This new urban place integrates the waterfront promenade, a 74,000 square meter (800,000 square-foot), multi level arcade, and the iconic Museum of Art Science on the promontory. Located along the network of Public paths are also two, a casino, a convention center, and a hydraulically adjustable public event plaza. Combining indoor and outdoor spaces and providing a platform for a wide array of activities, this vibrant, 21rst century cardo maximus, or grand arcade, also connects to the subway and other transportation.