Architects' Houses (30 Inventive and Imaginative Homes Architects Designed and Live In)


Architects' Houses (30 Inventive and Imaginative Homes Architects Designed and Live In)

Description

What does an architect's dream house look like? Explore the homes of thirty of the world's most talented architects. Inventive and imaginative homes in 17 different countries. Spacious or frugal, ambitious or modest, refined or rough-edged, daring or reductive, the inspiring buildings in Architects' Houses are unique in design concepts, details, and materials, and how they interact with their landscape. A treasure trove of ideas for homeowners, practitioners, and interior designers. Architects' Houses is richly illustrated with photographs, sketches, and plans. Learn how established architects design their own homes' design. Explore the creative process and influence of architects' houses over the past two hundred years. From Jefferson's Monticello to the creations of Charles and Ray Eames, Toyo Ito to Frank Gehry. This generously illustrated book brims with ideas and inspiration as these architects' houses show different answers to the question: how can a house enrich lives and its natural surroundings?


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Details

Author(s)
Lecturer in Music Education Michael Webb
Format
Hardback
Dimensions
236 x 295 x 30mm | 1,882g
Publication date
24 Apr 2018
Publisher
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Language
English
ISBN10
1616897023
ISBN13
9781616897024
Bestsellers rank
2,193,892