American Masterworks: Houses of the Twentieth & Twenty-first Centuries

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UPC:
9780847831463
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
2008-10-21
Release Date:
2008-10-21
Author:
Kenneth Frampton
Language:
english
Edition:
Revised ed.

This beautiful, authoritative book celebrates great American residential design. Its wide-ranging content highlights the most important works by the influential architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Presented are approximately forty-five icons of modern architecture, including the Greene brothers arts-and-crafts Gamble House; Michael Graves neoclassical villa; Richard Neutras California Modern Kaufmann House; and three Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces: Fallingwater, and the Storer and Sturges houses, as well as masterpieces by Richard Meier, Frank Gehry, and Peter Eisenman. First published in 1995, this expanded and updated edition includes twelve important additions to the canon. Works by a new generation of influential architects include Zoka Zolas award-winning Pfanner House; Michael Bells Binocular House; and Peter Bohlins Ledge House. It is the ultimate compendium of great American house design.