American Masterworks: Houses of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

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Overview

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 Neutra’s 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 Zola’s award-winning Pfanner House; Michael Bell’s Binocular House; and Peter Bohlin’s Ledge House. It is the ultimate compendium of great American house design.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847831463
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 10/21/2008
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 11.40 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth Frampton has authored numerous books including such Rizzoli titles as Richard Meier, Architect Vol. 3 and the three-volume Modern Architecture series, among others. He is the Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia University. David Larkin is an editor and designer, whose previous Rizzoli books include Farmhouse, Barn, American Home, and The Treehouse Book.

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Table of Contents

NEW ENTRIES
• H. H. Richardson: Glessner House
• Walter Gropius & Marcel Breuer
• Richard Neutra: Kaufmann House
• Peter Bohlin: Ledge House
• John Patkau: Agosta House
• Rick Joy: Tyler House
• Barton Myers: House & Studio
• Carlos Jimenez: Jimenez House and Studio
• Zoka Zola: Pfanner House
• Michael Bell: Binocular House
• Karla Rothstein and Joel Towers: Ballston Lake House

REPRINTED ENTRIES Greene and Greene: Gamble House Rudolph Schindler: Schindler-Chase House Rudolph Schindler: Lovell Beach House Frank Lloyd Wright: Storer House Frank Lloyd Wright: Fallingwater Frank Lloyd Wright: Sturges House Richard Neutra: Lovell Health House Eliel Saarinen: Saarinen House Cedric Gibbons: Dolores Del Rio House Walter Gropius: Gropius House Mies van der Rohe: Farnsworth House Philip Johnson: Glass House Charles and Ray Eames: Eames House, Case Study House No. 8, Pacific Palisades Craig Ellwood: Case Study House No. 16
Charles Moore, Donlyn Lyndon, William Turnbull, & Richard Whitaker: Sea Ranch Condominium Charles Gwathmey: Gwathmey Residence and Studio Louis Kahn: Korman House Richard Meier: Douglas House Paul Rudolph: Rudolph House Peter de Bretteville: Willow Glen Houses Peter Eisenman: House VI Michael Graves: Graves House Arquitectonica: Spear House Frank Gehry: Gehry House Krueck & Olson: Steel & Glass House David Rockwood: Rockwood House Stanley Saitowitz: De Napoli House Jose Oubrerie and Cecily Wylde/Atelier Wylde-Oubrerie: Miller House Henry Smith-Miller and Laurie Hawkinson: House for a Film Producer Mark Mack: Summers House Antoine Predock: Fuller House Ricardo Legorreta: Greenberg House Steven Holl: Texas House

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