American Masterworks

American Masterworks

by Kenneth Frampton
     
 

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The architecture of great homes became a fascinating and significant art form in twentieth-century America with such icons of modernism as Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, Philip Johnson's Glass House, and Frank Gehry's personal residence. This lavishly illustrated
volume, the newest title in the Universe architecture series, is a condensed and updated edition of

Overview

The architecture of great homes became a fascinating and significant art form in twentieth-century America with such icons of modernism as Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, Philip Johnson's Glass House, and Frank Gehry's personal residence. This lavishly illustrated
volume, the newest title in the Universe architecture series, is a condensed and updated edition of the bestselling book of the same name. Twenty-five of America's finest masterpieces of modern residential architecture are presented with rich color photographs, accompanied by text that explores each house in depth and discusses its place in the progression of American architecture. Compact and very reasonably priced, this book is ideal for students and all enthusiasts of twentieth-century design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789310170
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
08/20/2003
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
11.32(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.14(d)

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