The Iconic House
Architectural Masterworks Since 1900
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|Format: ||Hardback, 352 pages|
|Other Information: ||638 illustrations, 559 in colour|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 19 October 2009|
"The Iconic House" features one hundred of the most important and influential architect-designed houses from around the world. With seminal works from such icons as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe, as well as modern-day greats including Tadao Ando, Rem Koolhaas and Herzog & de Meuron, this book presents a stunning array of buildings of the past century's architectural masterpieces. Whether Arts and Crafts or Art Nouveau, Modernist or Minimalist, High-Tech or vernacular, these iconic buildings from around the world and across the decades will delight architects, design aficionados and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own some day.
A stunning array of the past century's architectural masterpieces.... Tells the intimate stories of these remarkable buildings and their architects and clients. Informative texts, specially commissioned photographs, and a wealth of floor plans and drawings offer detailed documentation A stunning array of the past century s architectural masterpieces . Tells the intimate stories of these remarkable buildings and their architects and clients. Informative texts, specially commissioned photographs, and a wealth of floor plans and drawings offer detailed documentation" Intelligent text, several pages of photographs and what really sets this book apart: floor plans. A keeper. An insightful tour of 100 remarkably innovative houses designed during the past century by architects including Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Gehry and Rem Koolhaas. A chronological survey of 100 cutting-edge dwellings by great architects, including Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Rem Koolhaas, illuminating each with photographs, floor plans, and a biography of its creator. Stunningly conveys a sense of momentum of the past century of architectural history.... Thrilling...
Thames & Hudson Ltd|
28.7 x 26.72 x 3.68 centimetres (2.49 kg)|
15+ years |