Canadian Contemporary The Northern Home

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Introduction by Avi Friedman

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The Images Publishing Group
Territory: World excluding Japan, South Korea, North Korea, and South East Asia
Size: 280 mm x 212 mm
Pages: 192
Illustrations: 230 colour

RRP £35.00

  • Showcases contemporary residential architecture and design across Canada by renowned Canadian-based architects and designers
  • Augments IMAGES' particularly large range of successful books on contemporary residential architecture and design
  • Features stunning full-colour photography throughout, informative descriptions and detailed floor plans

Canadian Contemporary is an outstanding compilation title offering comprehensive insight into Canada's current residential architecture realm. Stunning full-colour photographs capture an array of stylish designs set amid verdant forests, snow-laden valleys, and stylish urban areas. The homes featured merge seamlessly with the surrounding landscape and incorporate a variety of natural materials, giving adaptable spaces and savvy design solutions an organic edge. Each project is an innovative example of how the architects interpret the contemporary lifestyles of their clients while honouring Canada's versatile topography.

Featuring 33 projects by a selection of Canada's leading architects and a foreword by acclaimed Professor of Architecture, Dr. Avi Friedman, this beautifully designed book presents the latest trends in Canadian living and residential home design.

Avi Friedman, PhD, is a Professor of Architecture at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he directs the Affordable Homes Research Group. He is also a practicing architect specializing in sustainable residential design and is known internationally for his housing innovation, in particular for The Grow Home and The Next Home, which were built in several countries. He has authored 16 books and is the recipient of many accolades, including the World Habitat Award, the Creative Achievement Award and the Life Time Achievement Award from Sustainable Buildings Canada. In the year 2000, he was selected by Wallpaper* magazine as one of 10 people from around the world most likely to change the way we live in the new millennium.