The Iconic American House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900 Dominic Bradbury

The Iconic American House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

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Book Title
The Iconic American House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900
Author
Dominic Bradbury
ISBN
9780500022955
Some of the world's greatest architects, including Walter Gropius, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, have used their talents to create groundbreaking innovations in American residential architecture over the past 120 years. Though wide-ranging in style, these houses share a remarkable sensitivity to site and context; appreciation of local materials; experimentation with form, materials, and technology; and understanding of clients' needs. Spanning the length and breadth of the United States, The Iconic American House features fifty of the most important, timeless, and recognizable houses designed since 1900.With concise, informative text and fresh, vibrant illustrations, this book presents a lavish array of architectural masterpieces designed by architects such as Philip Johnson, Richard Neutra, Peter Eisenman, and Thomas Gluck. Specially commissioned and stunning photographs, floor plans, drawings, and architect biographies ensure that this book is perfect for students, professionals, design aficionados, and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Dominic Bradbury, Richard PowersPublisher: Thames & HudsonPublished: 10/06/2020ISBN: 9780500022955Pages: 320Weight: 5.00lbsSize: 11.30h x 10.50w x 1.30d

Some of the world's greatest architects, including Walter Gropius, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, have used their talents to create groundbreaking innovations in American residential architecture over the past 120 years. Though wide-ranging in style, these houses share a remarkable sensitivity to site and context; appreciation of local materials; experimentation with form, materials, and technology; and understanding of clients' needs. Spanning the length and breadth of the United States, The Iconic American House features fifty of the most important, timeless, and recognizable houses designed since 1900.

With concise, informative text and fresh, vibrant illustrations, this book presents a lavish array of architectural masterpieces designed by architects such as Philip Johnson, Richard Neutra, Peter Eisenman, and Thomas Gluck. Specially commissioned and stunning photographs, floor plans, drawings, and architect biographies ensure that this book is perfect for students, professionals, design aficionados, and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Dominic Bradbury, Richard Powers
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 10/06/2020
ISBN: 9780500022955
Pages: 320
Weight: 5.00lbs
Size: 11.30h x 10.50w x 1.30d

Some of the world's greatest architects, including Walter Gropius, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, have used their talents to create groundbreaking innovations in American residential architecture over the past 120 years. Though wide-ranging in style, these houses share a remarkable sensitivity to site and context; appreciation of local materials; experimentation with form, materials, and technology; and understanding of clients' needs. Spanning the length and breadth of the United States, The Iconic American House features fifty of the most important, timeless, and recognizable houses designed since 1900.

With concise, informative text and fresh, vibrant illustrations, this book presents a lavish array of architectural masterpieces designed by architects such as Philip Johnson, Richard Neutra, Peter Eisenman, and Thomas Gluck. Specially commissioned and stunning photographs, floor plans, drawings, and architect biographies ensure that this book is perfect for students, professionals, design aficionados, and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Dominic Bradbury, Richard Powers
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 10/06/2020
ISBN: 9780500022955
Pages: 320
Weight: 5.00lbs
Size: 11.30h x 10.50w x 1.30d