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Hardback160 PagesSize: 270 × 228 mm
200 colour illustrations
ISBN: 9781848222908Publication: September 24, 2018

Rabih Hage

Quiet Architecture

Dominic Bradbury

£40.00 GBP

  • A beautifully illustrated monograph on the award winning architecture and interior design practice, with colour photographs, architectural drawings and concept sketches 
  •  Provides insight into the process through which Hage enhances the character of historic buildings while extending them to include the latest in C21st luxury and curates rich interiors, complete with bespoke furniture and artwork 
  •  Features townhouses in London, Paris and New York, as well as country retreats in Oxfordshire, the Cotswolds and Provence, and hotels in the UK and Finland

Description
Rabih Hage defines his work in terms of a ‘quiet architecture’, a philosophy which focuses upon the creative re-use and adaptation of existing buildings, recognising the importance of both sustainability and character within this ethos. His thoughtful and considered approach has brought a wide range of period houses and structures into the 21st Century and carefully adapted them for modern living, as well as drawing deeply on the surrounding context for new build projects. The homes and spaces that Hage and his design team create, whether in town or country, are defined by luxurious finishes, materiality and amenities.

Hage draws on a rich range of architectural influences, from classicism to modernism, drawing out the individuality and personality of each and every space. Key to the success of Hage’s houses, apartments and hotels is the way his atelier combines architecture, interiors and furniture design within one holistic approach. The eye of a curator - informed by a rich personal heritage in the Lebanon, France and England - adds additional layers, with original and bespoke elements such as furniture, furnishings and art designed specifically and specially for the project in hand.

Ranging from London townhouses to escapist farmhouses, this book provides a comprehensive survey of the atelier’s work. Beautifully illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and sketches, Hage discusses his process and the development of each of the projects with author Dominic Bradbury.

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