Taschen launches first app

Taschen launches first app

<p>Taschen is to publish its first app this week, a re-release of architectural title <em>Yes is More</em>.<br /><br />Exclusive to the iPad, the &pound;5.99 app will be launched on the iTunes App Store this week. The illustrated publisher appointed its first digital director Julius Wiedemann last month.</p><p><em>Yes is More</em> comprises the original 400-page &quot;archicomic&quot;, which sets out the radical agenda of Danish architectural practice Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in comic-book form. It also includes updates of building projects the Danish Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo and the 8 House in Copenhagen, details of three new constructions, 25 videos and 360&deg; images of BIG exhibitions.</p><p>The app will be launched at Taschen&#39;s Copenhagen store on 22nd December. It will also update with new information and projects as they develop. </p><p>The &pound;17.99 paperback was published in December 2009, and has undergone four reprints. </p>