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Private architecture : masterpieces of the twentieth century
Schezen, Roberto.
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[New York, N.Y.] : The Monacelli Press, [1998]
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354 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Central Library NA7125 .S382 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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This collection features 30 exceptional, but very different residences,ncluding Fallingwater and Dana House by Frank Lloyd Wright; Hill House byharles Rennie Macintosh; Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier; Villa Mairea by Alvaralto; Villa Karma by Adolf Loos; and the Rachofsky House by Richard Meier.ach profile includes numerous photos of interior

Author Notes

Roberto Schezen was trained as an architect in Milan but soon turned to photography. His highly acclaimed books of architectural photography include several Monacelli titles as well as the Splendor series.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Peter BlakeSusan Doubilet
Form, Function, Fantasy: Thirty Houses of the Centuryp. 10
Notes On The Housesp. 20
Palau Guell: Antoni Gaudip. 22
Dana House: Frank Lloyd Wrightp. 32
Hill House: Charles Rennie Mackintoshp. 46
Villa Karma: Adolf Loosp. 60
Gamble House: Greene And Greenep. 74
Villa Skywa/Primavesi: Josef Hoffmannp. 88
Schindler/Chase House: R. M. Schindlerp. 96
Villa Noailles: Robert Mallet-Stevensp. 106
Wittgenstein House: Ludwig Wittgensteinp. 120
Lovell House: Richard Neutrap. 130
Saarinen House: Eliel Saarinenp. 140
Maison DeVerre: Pierre Chareaup. 154
Villa Savoye: Le Corbusierp. 162
Muller House: Adolf Loosp. 176
Tugendhat House: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohep. 190
Fallingwater (Edgar J. Kaufmann House): Frank Lloyd Wrightp. 198
Villa Mairea: Alvar Aaltop. 216
Villa Malaparte: Adalberto Liberap. 230
Farnsworth House: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohep. 244
Glass House: Philip Johnsonp. 252
Villa Planchart: Gio Pontip. 260
Maisons Jaoul: Le Corbusierp. 274
Fisher House: Louis Kahnp. 282
Korman House: Louis Kahnp. 290
Brion-Vega Cemetery: Carlo Scarpap. 304
House VI: Peter Eisenmanp. 314
Gilardi House: Luis Barraganp. 324
Sirmai-Peterson House: Frank Gehryp. 330
Crawford House: Morphosisp. 336
Rachofsky House: Richard Meierp. 346

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