Ruin and Redemption in Architecture



Lost, forgotten, reimagined, and transformed: the compelling beauty of abandoned, reinvented, and rescued architecture

This book captures the awe-inspiring drama of abandoned, forgotten, and ruined spaces, as well as the extraordinary designs that can bring them back to life – demonstrating that reimagined, repurposed, and abandoned architecture has the beauty and power to change lives, communities, and cities the world over. The scale and diversity of abandoned buildings is shown through examples from all around the world, demonstrating the extraordinary ingenuity of their transformation by some of the greatest architectural designers of the 20th and 21st centuries.

ISBN: 9780714878027
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Pub Date: 04/2019
Format: Hardcover
Weight: 2.45lbs
Size: 10.90h x 8.30w x 1.10d

Additional information

Weight 2.45 lbs
Dimensions 10.90 × 8.30 × 1.10 in