Arcades Of The World

Publisher Seigensha

ISBN 9784861525773

Idea Code 17398

Beginning with the famed old arcades of the European continent, this book journeys around the globe to the United Kingdom, Turkey, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, and North America in search of the best examples of the typology. Having first appeared in Italy and France in the 19th century, these shopping spaces with high, vaulted glass roofs that protect from the elements continue to appreciated by pedestrians in many other parts of the world today. Gathered here are highly appealing architectural structures that enhance people’s everyday experience of strolling or window shopping in the city.

160 p, ills colour, 13 x 19 cm, pb, Japanese/English


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