Books

Grand Designs: Creating your Dream Home with Kevin McCloud; Invisible London; Switzerland: a guide to recent architecture

Grand Designs: Creating your Dream Home with Kevin McCloud is published by MacMillan publishing and Channel 4 Books to accompany a prime-time series on Channel 4. The book shows how we can design homes for the way we live today, transforming architectural fantasies into solid reality. The fortunes of nine projects guides the reader stage by stage through research, design and planning to the finished building. Grand Designs is published on 6 January.

Contact: 020 7881 8000.

Invisible London documents a journey through London looking at art and is published by Ellipsis. The works of art featured in the book are from Nvisible Museum – a nomadic collection of contemporary art. The museum is the product of 12 years of acquisitions by an anonymous collector.

Contact: 020 7739 3157.

Switzerland: a guide to recent architecture by Maya Huber and Thomas Hildebrand is published by Ellipsis. The book features projects by architects such as Mario Botta, Herzog & de Meuron and Peter Zumthor, ranging from thermal baths to vaulted banks.

Contact: 020 7739 3157.

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