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American Masterworks
By Kenneth Frampton

American Masterworks

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American Masterworks by Kenneth Frampton

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This beautiful, authoritative book celebrates great American residential design. Its wide-ranging content highlights the most important works by the influential architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Presented are approximately forty-five icons of modern architecture, including the Greene brothers' arts-and-crafts Gamble House; Michael Graves' neoclassical villa; Richard Neutra's California Modern Kaufmann House; and three Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces: Fallingwater, and the Storer and Sturges houses, as well as masterpieces by Richard Meier, Frank Gehry, and Peter Eisenman. First published in 1995, this expanded and updated edition includes twelve important additions to the canon. Works by a new generation of influential architects include Zoka Zola's award-winning Pfanner House; Michael Bell's Binocular House; and Peter Bohlin's Ledge House. It is the ultimate compendium of great American house design.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780847831463
ISBN-10: 0847831469
Format: Hardback
(287mm x 289mm x 41mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Rizzoli International Publications
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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