The Phaidon Atlas Reviewed

The newly-published Phaidon Atlas reviews 1,052 buildings, includes 7,000 images, and weighs in at 824 pages.
July 14, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Though it's priced in reference-book territory, most copies won't ever see the inside of an architecture firm or library. Phaidon—a high-end publisher based in London and New York—is widely and energetically promoting the Atlas. Clearly it hopes the book will become a fetish item for the swelling ranks of design aficionados who buy their dining-room chairs from Moss or DWR and can offer sophisticated commentary on Zaha Hadid's architecture even though they work in a law firm."

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Published on Monday, October 24, 2005 in Slate
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