paul gauguin still life
Seated woman with bent knee by Egon Schiele
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seated Girl Facing by Egon Schiele
Escape and unwind with this breathtaking collection of contemporary homes - each designed with relaxation in mindPacked with the spirit of sanctuary, Living on Vacation is an inspiring showcase of spaces used exclusively for retreat and rejuvenation; from sun-drenched private islands and peaceful lakeside cottages to intimate mountain hideaways and secluded desert villas. This volume goes further than any other in search of the world's most desirable havens, featuring fabulous, architect-designed homes from across the globe, each illustrated inside and out with carefully curated photography emphasizing each home's stunning location.
Living by the Ocean: Contemporary Houses by the Sea : White-sand beaches, jaw-droppingly sheer cliff faces, and secret coves are just some of the stunning sites of the architect-designed contemporary houses featured in this celebration of incredible residences that exist in harmony with the extraordinary power of the ocean. With such unique residences as light-houses, homes built into rocky clifftops, and even rooms that are totally underwater, this inspirational collection includes spectacular homes across the globe including prime examples in countries across 6 continents, from Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, to the UK and USA. In glorious color with dazzling images throughout, this book brings together the finest examples of residential coastal architecture from 47 of the world’s most revered architects, such as Elemental, Ryue Nishizawa, Pezo von Ellrichshausen, and Fearon Hay as well as a host of lesser-known creative studios. Each home featured is showcased by glorious exterior and interior photography, and each shares a profound connection to the raw and thrilling beauty of the sea and the shore line around it.
LIVING IN THE MOUNTAINS : A breathtaking survey of contemporary homes, each with a deep connection to the landscapes and vistas of the mountainsOffering respite from urban living and a profound connection to nature, mountain landscapes present unique challenges that have resulted in innovative, resourceful, and beautiful residential architecture.The 250 color illustrations in Living in the Mountains showcase the finest examples of architect-designed homes, whether furnished with impressive views, offering protection from harsh environments, or simply reveling in their extraordinary altitude. Each featured home includes an informative, descriptive caption.Enjoy this definitive global tour, featuring structures and summits in North America and Europe as well as Japan, Morocco, Argentina, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand. The book includes houses by prominent architects well established for their designs within nature, such as Olson Kundig, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, and Tatiana Bilbao as well as a host of lesser-known creative studios.This survey defines the homes' one-of-a-kind architectural qualities within it's three thematic chapters: built to look at mountains; built to become one with mountains; built to conquer mountains.Embark upon an architectural adventure with Living in the Mountains, Phaidon's latest addition to the bestselling 'Inspired Living' series. This breathtaking series explores how the design of contemporary living spaces connects their inhabitants to the natural environments of forests, deserts, water, and now, mountains.
Living in Nature: Contemporary Houses in the Natural World :