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Who Built That? Modern Houses: An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects
Cornille, Didier
Who Built That? Modern Houses: An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects
Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a fun-filled tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of each architect, illustrator Didier Cornille uses a light touch to depict the various stages of construction, paying special attention to key design innovations and signature details. Cornille's charming drawings and accessible text unlock the secrets of modern classic houses, ranging from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye (1931) and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater (1939) to Shigeru Ban's Cardboard House (1995) and Rem Koolhaas's Bordeaux House (1998). Readers of all ages will delight in this colorful introduction to modern architecture's most extraordinary homes.

Category: Architecture, Residential
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 84 pag
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Year: 2014
Publication Place: New York
ISBN: 9781616892630
Book Id: 97676

Price: $16.95

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