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These are among the 21 masterpieces of American 20th-century residential architecture presented in this illustrated volume, a condensed edition of this previously published title. Colour photographs are accompanied by a text that explores each house in depth and discusses its place in the progression of American architecture, its role in the architect's oeuvre and its broader relationship to the history of 20th-century American cultural movements.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500283943
ISBN-10: 050028394X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 165mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Kenneth Frampton

Kenneth Frampton is Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, as well as being a distinguished architect and critic in his own right. He is also the author of Le Corbusier and Modern Architecture: A Critical History, both in the World of Art series.

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