Phaidon Press Ltd
Author(s): William Hall
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd, 5 Sep 2019
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Format: Hardback book, 224 pages
Dimensions: 261 x 299 x 24 (mm)
Stone is a fascinating, fresh and insightful global tour of the world's oldest and most beautiful building material. Featuring more than 170 structures, from prehistory through to today, the book includes an incredible range of buildings: awe-inspiring Neolithic monuments and the epic Pyramids of Giza feature alongside the work of twentieth-century icons, from Mies van der Rohe's seminal Barcelona Pavilion to Marcel Breuer's daring Met building in New York. There are also projects by the world's best contemporary architects, from Snohetta's angular Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Oslo to Kengo Kuma's sculptural Chokkura Plaza in Japan and David Chipperfield's geometric Museo Jumex in Mexico City. Arranged to promote comparison and discussion, each project includes an extended caption providing a perceptive commentary on the building.
An elegant and informative visual exploration, Stone demonstrates the remarkable variety of creative and innovative structures the material has inspired around the world.
Delivery is FREE for all orders over £60. Otherwise, delivery is £5.99.
Shipping to UK mainland = 3-5 working days
Monday to Friday are the standard working days with exception to any bank holidays.
We’re open for business and processing orders as normal. You can browse and purchase from the safety of your home and our trusted courier will deliver your order within 3-5 working days.Our courier has introduced a contactless delivery process:
- The driver will maintain a 2-metre distance and place the parcel at your doorstep.
- As proof of delivery, they will take a photo of the parcel, with the door open.
- Alternatively, you can provide us with instructions to inform the driver where to leave your parcel.
The well-being of our staff and customers is of paramount importance and we want to assure you that we’re following advice from local governments, the World Health Organisation and the NHS.
Track Your Order 24/7
When you place an order with Monocrhome, we will send you a link via email that enables you to track your parcel 24/7. We use a reliable and trusted courier service that provides updates at each stage of the process, from despatch through to final delivery.
You can return this product up to 30 days after receiving your order. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.