This book sets the iconic building in its historic context, details its its initial development, design and construction, its listing and then critically examines the current scheme and the reimagining of a late 20th Century landmark.
Written by an architect with more than four decades of experience in the design of more than 100 banks, this is a definitive guide to the planning and design of banks and other financial institution projects.
Office construction is one of the largest building tasks. Architects and designers face the challenge of creating buildings and spaces that are functional yet stylish. This title presents 170 of the most interesting office projects, which range from small-scale two-roomed offices to vast corporate buildings that comprise more than 100 stories.
The aim of corporate architecture is create buildings that take into account the design, versatility, dynamism, adaptability and flexibility required of the modern office, together with an aesthetic that reflects the spirit and brand identity of the corporation. This volume showcases some of the most interesting office building projects.