Taschen's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting the best recent work architects have completed in each country. For each book, 15 to 20 of a country's most prominent architects are featured - from the firmly established to the up-and-coming - with the focus on how they have contributed to the current face of 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. Traversing the globe from country to country, this new series celebrates the richly hued architectural personality of each nation featured.
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard University, and was Editor-in-Chief of the leading French art journal Connaissance des Arts for over two decades. He has published numerous articles and books, including TASCHEN's Architecture Now series, Building a New Millennium, and monographs on Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Alvaro Siza, Tadao Ando, and Renzo Piano.