Case Study Houses

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Case Study Houses

The pioneering project that sought to bring modernism to the massesThe Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the postwar building boom. Highly experimental, the program generated houses that were designed to redefine the modern home, and thus had a pronounced influence on architecture—American and international—both during the program`s existence and even to this day. This compact guide includes all projects featured in our XL version, with over 150 photos and plans and a map of where all houses are (or were) located.About the Series:
Each book in TASCHEN’s Basic Architecture Series features:an introduction to the life and work of the architectthe major works in chronological orderinformation about the clients, architectural preconditions as well as construction problems and resolutionsa list of all the selected works and a map indicating the locations of the best and most famous buildingsapproximately 120 illustrations (photographs, sketches, drafts and plans)

Specifications of Case Study Houses

GENERAL
AuthorElizabeth A. T. Smith
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-103822846171
ISBN-139783822846179
PublisherTaschen
Number Of Pages96
Publication Date2006-05-01
DIMENSIONS
Height9.02 inch.
Length7.32 inch.
Width0.3 inch.
Weight0.79 pounds.

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