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Title:
Twentieth-century houses
Author:
Phaidon Press.
Publication Information:
London : Phaidon, 1999.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
General Note:
Cover title.

Originally published 1992-1994 in series: Architecture in detail.
Language:
English
Contents:
Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater / Robert McCarter -- Alvar Aalto, Villa Mairea / Richard Weston -- Charles and Ray Eames, Eames House / James Steele.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780714838700
Format :
Book

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Central Library NA7110 .T94 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

Part of a series that aims to place buildings within their historical context, this text considers Wright's Fallingwater, the Eames brother's Eames House and Alvar Aalto's Villa Mairea. It includes specially produced technical drawings that explain how the buildings were detailed and put together. The text explains how together as innovative and experimental pieces, the house represent pinnacles of modern residential design.


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