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    Case Study Houses (Taschen's 25th Anniversary Special Editions) (Hardback) By (author) Elizabeth A.T. Smith, Edited by Peter Gössel

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    DescriptionThis is TASCHEN's 25th anniversary - special edition! This is the pioneering project that sought to bring modernism to the masses. The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the postwar building boom. Highly experimental, the program generated houses that were designed to redefine the modern home, and thus had a pronounced influence on architecture - American and international - both during the program's existence and even to this day. This compact guide includes all projects featured in our XL version, with over 150 photos and plans and a map of where all houses are (or were) located.


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    Title
    Case Study Houses
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elizabeth A.T. Smith, Edited by Peter Gössel
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 240 mm
    Height: 300 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 925 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783836513012
    ISBN 10: 3836513013
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPG
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBWF
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    BIC subject category V2: AMKD
    BISAC V2.8: ARC006000, ARC005080
    Abridged Dewey: 724
    BISAC V2.8: ARC014000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJPG, 1KBBWF
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005050, ARC005070
    DC22: 728.09794940, 728.1097949409045
    Thema V1.0: AMX, AMB
    Edition
    25
    Edition statement
    Taschen's 25th anniversary ed
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Publisher
    Taschen GmbH
    Imprint name
    Taschen GmbH
    Publication date
    25 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Cologne