9783836513012-3836513013-Case Study Houses

Case Study Houses

ISBN-13: 9783836513012
ISBN-10: 3836513013
Edition: 25th Anniversary ed.
Author: Smith, Elizabeth
Publication date: 2009
Publisher: TASCHEN
Format: Hardcover 96 pages
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ISBN-13: 9783836513012
ISBN-10: 3836513013
Edition: 25th Anniversary ed.
Author: Smith, Elizabeth
Publication date: 2009
Publisher: TASCHEN
Format: Hardcover 96 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Smith, Elizabeth wrote Case Study Houses comprising 96 pages back in 2009. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 3836513013 and 9783836513012. Since then Case Study Houses textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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The pioneering project that brought modernism to the masses The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative, and unique event in the history of American architecture. Concentrated on the Los Angeles area, the program oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, and sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be built easily and cheaply during the postwar building boom. This highly experimental program generated designs that would redefine the modern home, and its profound influence on architecture—American and international—was evident during the program’s existence and remains so today. This compact guide includes all the projects featured in our XL edition, with over 150 photos and plans, and a map showing the locations of all the Case Study Houses, including those no longer existing. About the Series:
Each book in TASCHEN’s Basic Architecture Series features:
  • an introduction to the life and work of the architect
  • the major works in chronological order
  • information about the clients, architectural preconditions as well as construction problems and resolutions
  • a list of all the selected works and a map indicating the locations of the best and most famous buildings
  • approximately 120 illustrations (photographs, sketches, drafts and plans)
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