Competitions are among the most exciting occurrences in the field of architecture. It provides designers unique opportunities to pitch their work across the globe. This title features entries of different typologies for various individual competitions as well as today\’s main contemporary architectural competitions. For these, like the planning for the grounds of the World Trade Center in New York, the most significant contributions are presented. Competition entries are the original architectural concepts, which usually on the way to becoming completed buildings are subject to many changes and compromises – and sometimes are not built at all. They dive into the heart of unrestricted creativity and offer astounding insights into the inner world of architectural creativity. It is from competitions that new ideas and tendencies are emerging. The exciting possibilities which architecture of today has to offer are presented here by means of texts, renderings and planning material. 2010 English Hardcover with dust jacket 22.5 x 29.5 cm 416 pages 786 illustrations ISBN 978-3-03768-041-4 € 78.00 | £ 69.95 | $ 99.95