New York Dozen: Gen X Architects


From the celebrated author of Houses of God, Architecture for Architects and many other popular titles, comes this book on New York’s most celebrated living architects, the latest new-generation practitioners. It also offers an exploration of the legacy of the original ‘Five Architects’ -Features an exclusive foreword by Kristen Richards Young architects in New York are finding new ways to practice, experimenting with cutting-edge materials, and expressing changing values in their work.

This book profiles the work of 12 firms making a name in the city that never sleeps – the latest of a new generation of practitioners that are being challenged by a new economy. The book explores the legacy of New York’s original Five Architects – Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Charles Gwathmey, John Hejduk and Richard Meier – and how these new firms are following that history and departing from it. Find out what some of the most creative young architects in New York are up to. The ‘New York Dozen’ includes: Arts Corporation Architecture in Formation PC Andre Kikoski Architect Christoff:Finio Architecture Della Valle Bernheimer Leven Betts Leroy Street Studio MOS NARCHITECTS studio S U M O WORK Architecture Company (WORKac) WXY Architecture.


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