Case Study Houses

1945-1966, the California Impetus
Smith, Elizabeth A. T. (Book - 2009 )
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Case Study Houses

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The Case Study House program was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture. This compact guide includes all projects featured in Taschen's XL version, with more than 150 photos and plans, and a map of where all houses are (or were) located.
Authors: Smith, Elizabeth A. T., 1958-
Title: Case study houses
1945-1966, the California impetus
Publisher: Hong Kong ; Los Angeles : Taschen, 2009
Edition: 25th anniversary special ed
Characteristics: 96 p. :,ill. (some col.), maps ;,31 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Elizabeth A.T. Smith ; [principal photography by Julius Shulman ; edited by Peter Goessel ; notes on the furnishings by Shannon and Peter Loughrey.]
Additional Contributors: Goessel, Peter
Shulman, Julius
ISBN: 3836513013
Branch Call Number: 728.0979 S6465c 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Architecture, Domestic California Los Angeles Dwellings California Los Angeles Design and construction
Topical Term: Architecture, Domestic
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Starting in 1945, Arts and Architecture magazine asked a series of renowned architects to design low-cost, experimental prototype houses for their Case Study House Program. This book profiles all 28 Case Study houses (and two apartments!) with historical photos and drawings.

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