American Masterworks: The Twentieth-Century Houseby Kenneth Frampton (Editor), David Larkin (Editor)
The architecture of great homes became a fascinating and significant art form in twentiethcentury 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. Twentyfive 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 twentiethcentury design.
Author Biography: Kenneth Frampton, a professor at Columbia University, is a distinguished architectural historian and critic.
David Larkin is an editor and designer whose previous Universe titles include Frank Lloyd Wright: Master Builder, Mill, and American Home.
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