Call them sleek or call them sinister, Phaidon's Black: Architecture in Monochrome takes a look at significant blacked-out structures both big and small. Originally published in 2017, the latest edition of the book is getting a new travel size for the road.
"In this sleek, stylish and easy-to-use new size, Black: Architecture in Monochrome highlights the exquisite elegance of black in the built world through more than 150 structures. From ancient churches to contemporary skyscrapers, Black demonstrates how hues from ebony to onyx have been beloved by architects for centuries. Insightful texts paired with striking photography bring to life these captivating buildings including works by Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, David Adjaye, Jean Nouvel, Peter Marino, and Steven Holl."
Available January 22nd.