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The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architectu&hellip by Tim Abrahams
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
I am blown away by this book. It's the best compilation of contemporary architectural designs I have seen in the most sumptuous and accessible format. The photos and plans of the projects are wonderful and really allow you to experience the building, logistically and artistically.

The book is organized via regions which are then broken down with maps to show you the exact location of each building making it really easy to use it as a reference tool. The inclusion of key data and descriptive narratives fully round off each building giving the necessary information with which to grasp the amount of work that went into its construction/act as a point of inspiration.

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A Day at ElBulli: An insight into the ideas, metho&hellip by Ferran Adria
20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A feast for the eyes, 5 Nov 2008
If you have ever wanted to experience the best food in the world (as has been voted), this book is for you. 'A Day at ElBulli' covers a single day in chronological order spanning over 600 captivating pages. Don't expect an extensive narrative or cookbook format from this volume (though they are both included - try his recipes and see how you compare); however, for those interested in experiencing what the world's best restaurant is like this is a must, especially at this price. The book is full of beautiful photographs that fill nearly every page with either shots of amazing food or the behind-the-scenes work in the kitchen.

A Day at elBulli clearly illustrates the genius and… Read more