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BOOK REVIEW

The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture •

2004.• Published by Phaidon, London.• Hardback, 812 pages, c. 5,000 color illustrations, 2,500 line drawings.• English.• ISBN 0-7148-4312-1

by ANDREW MAERKLE

The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture - Travel Edition.

The strapping Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture, two years in the making, largely delivers what it promises: a global tour of recent architecture. Its oversize pages privilege the 1,052 architectural projects selected by a 150-juror panel out of more than 4,000 submissions, including multiple views, architects' sketches and pertinent information such…

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