344 pages of spectacular designs from around the globe. ''For 344 pages of elegant, surprising or beautiful houses from Mount Fuji to Middlesex, look no further than' 100 of the World's Best Houses '- a title to send architects and interior designers into a state of high excitement.'' The Telegraph An international best-seller featuring superlative contemporary houses redesigned in a chic, compact form, '100 of the World's Best Houses' is sure to appeal to the general public and design connoisseurs alike. Created by an impressive selection of architects, there is an incredible variety of architectural styles represented here - from exquisite urban villas and resplendent country homes, to sprawling ranches and breathtaking beach houses. The picturesque surroundings of these homes are often as remarkable as the houses themselves. Featuring exciting contemporary houses from some of the greatest architects, including Hugh Newell Jacobsen (Buckwalter House), Daryl Jackson Architects (Jackson House), Glenn Murcutt (Southern Highlights House), Kisho Kurokawa (Residence), Eric Owen Moss (Lawson-Western House), Ray Kappe (Shapiro Residence), Harry Seidler (Hamilton House), Steven Ehrlich (Canyon Residence), Sean Godsell Architects (Carter/Tucker House), Rick Joy (Tyler Residence), and Alberto Campo Baeza (De Blas House). Many of these inspirational structures are accompanied by detailed plans. SELLING POINTS: Features 344 pages of spectacular designs from around the globe, includes breathtaking full-colour photography and explanatory drawings and floor plans - all complemented by the book's chic, modern design The large format edition, ISBN: 9781876907426, sold more than 60,000 copies Worldwide! 905 col., 4 b.and w.