The Iconic House : Architectural Masterworks Since 1900
The Iconic House features one hundred of the most important and influential architect-designed houses from around the world.With seminal works from such icons as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe, as well as modern-day greats including Tadao Ando, Rem Koolhaas and Herzog & de Meuron, this book presents a stunning array of buildings of the past century's architectural masterpieces.Whether Arts and Crafts or Art Nouveau, Modernist or Minimalist, High-Tech or vernacular, these iconic buildings from around the world and across the decades will delight architects, design aficionados and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own some day.
- Hardback | 352 pages
- 260 x 280 x 36.83mm | 2,490g
- 02 Nov 2009
- Thames & Hudson Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 79 Illustrations, black and white; 559 Illustrations, color
Table of contents
Introduction * 100 Houses * Bibliography * Gazetteer * Houses by Type * Picture Credits
'A pretty much definitive guide to the houses that have come to define `modern architecture' ... Study the floorplans, memorize the names and you'll be well equipped to pitch in with an informed comment on almost any aspect of domestic design, from deco through to minimal and beyond' - Wallpaper 'The ultimate handbook for those wanting to delve into the evolution of twentieth-century architecture ' - House & Garden
About Dominic Bradbury
Dominic Bradbury is a journalist and writer specializing in architecture and design. He is the author of many books on the subject, including Mountain Modern, New Brazilian House, Vertical Living, Mid Century Modern Complete, The Iconic Interior, Mediterranean Modern, New Natural Home and The Iconic House, all published by Thames & Hudson.