Laurence King offers 35% off architecture books to Dezeen readers
Detail in Design books by Laurence King

Laurence King offers 35% off architecture and design books to Dezeen readers

Dezeen promotion: book publisher Laurence King is giving Dezeen readers a 35 per cent discount on its Detail series to celebrate the addition of two new titles to the collection.

Published this month, Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design explores 40 structurally advanced and beautifully executed staircase designs installed in offices, shopping centres and hotels from the last ten years.

Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design
Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design

The 192-page hardback explores the evolution of the staircase from a functional construction to an architectural centrepiece, citing examples created by Zaha Hadid Architects, Heatherwick Studios and Gehry Partners.

Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design
Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design

Written by Paul Barton, director of technical design at staircase manufacturer Elite Metalcraft, Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design contains 450 illustrations, with each project spread across four pages.

Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design
Detail in Contemporary Staircase Design

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture 2 is the second addition to the series and is also published this month.

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture
Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

The 224-page hardback is written by architecture lecturer David Phillips and journalist Megumi Yamashita and includes 50 residential building designs by prominent architects from around the world, analysing the technical aspects of each project.

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture
Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

Each book features detailed descriptions and colour photography as well as site plans, section and elevations presented at standard architectural scales to allow for easy comparison. A bonus CD containing drawings from the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats, is also included.

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture
Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

Books in the Detail collection start at £19.95 and cover a multitude of topics including glass architecture, office design and landscape architecture.

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture
Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

Readers can claim a 35 per cent discount of any book in the Detail series by clicking here and inputting the discount code DEZEEN35.

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