The Iconic House' features over 100 of the most important and influential houses designed and built since 1900. International in scope and wide-ranging in style, the houses share a remarkable sensitivity to site and context, appreciation of local materials and building traditions, and careful understanding of clients' needs. Each, however, has a unique approach that makes it groundbreaking and radical for its time. Concise, informative texts and fresh, vibrant illustrations, including specially commissioned photographs, floor plans and drawings, offer detailed documentation, while a bibliography, gazetteer and list of houses by type provide further information. Whether Arts and Crafts or Art Nouveau, Modernist or Minimalist, High-Tech or new vernacular, these unforgettable buildings from around the world will inspire and delight students and professionals, design aficionados and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own.
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The iconic house : architectural masterworks since 1900 / Dominic Bradbury ; with photographs by Richard Powers.
London : Thames & Hudson, 2018.
375 pages : colour illustrations, plans ; 23 cm.
Architecture, Domestic--20th century
Architecture, Domestic--21st century.
Architecture, Modern--20th century.
Architecture, Modern--21st century.
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Powers, Richard, 1967-
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