Atlas of 21st Century Architecture, 16 Pounds of It
If it was a meal it would feed a party of 10.
This 'plat de resistance', The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century Architecture ($195) is indeed a big heavy tome.
More than your average coffee table book, it covers over 1000 buildings that sprung up around the world since the year 2000.
With some 800 pages, the atlas is divided into 6 world regions, with no less than 4600 illustrations and maps and serious stats provided by the London School of Economics...