The United Nations at 70: Restoration and Renewal


Not since The U.N. Building (2005) has a book on the UN complex buildings been done and this book is the first since the landmark restoration process was completed in early 2015. It will be of interest to architects and architecture lovers, as well as to those interested in this unique institution.

The book chronicles the completion of the restoration of the entire UN building complex — a mid-century masterpiece that was decaying and is now resplendent, appropriate to the UN's important role in the twenty-first century. Emerging out of its consideration of the UN buildings, the book explores the symbolism of these structures and the ongoing UN
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ISBN:

9780847846153

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

228

Dimensions:

25cm x 25cm

RRP:

$115.00

Category:

Home and Interiors

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 November 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ban Ki-Moon