Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA

Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA

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A must-have guide to one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture

This handbook - the first ever to focus on the architectural wonders of the West Coast of the USA - provides visitors with an expertly curated list of 250 must-see destinations. Discover the most celebrated Modernist buildings, as well as hidden gems and virtually unknown examples - from the iconic Case Study houses to the glamour of Palm Springs' spectacular Modern desert structures. Much more than a travel guide, this book is a compelling record of one of the USA's most important architectural movements at a time when Mid-Century style has never been more popular. First-hand descriptions and colour photography transport readers into an era of unparalleled style, glamour, and optimism.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780714871950
BY (AUTHOR) Lubell, Sam, BY (PHOTOGRAPHER) Bradley, Darren
PUBLISHER : Phaidon Press Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : October 24, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Phaidon Press Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 184 mm x 124 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts
DESCRIPTION :
A must-have guide to one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture

This handbook - the first ever to focus on the architectural wonders of the West Coast of the USA - provides visitors with an expertly curated list of 250 must-see destinations. Discover the most celebrated Modernist buildings, as well as hidden gems and virtually unknown examples - from the iconic Case Study houses to the glamour of Palm Springs' spectacular Modern desert structures. Much more than a travel guide, this book is a compelling record of one of the USA's most important architectural movements at a time when Mid-Century style has never been more popular. First-hand descriptions and colour photography transport readers into an era of unparalleled style, glamour, and optimism.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780714871950
BY (AUTHOR) Lubell, Sam, BY (PHOTOGRAPHER) Bradley, Darren
PUBLISHER : Phaidon Press Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : October 24, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Phaidon Press Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 184 mm x 124 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts