She has curated, published, and lectured widely on a variety of topics in contemporary art and architecture. The editor Peter Gössel runs an agency for museum and exhibition design. This comprehensive account of the project presents each of the 36 prototype homes through floor plans, sketches, and photographs, and explores how architects like , , and Eero Saarinen redefined the Los Angeles landscape and the modern home. All of the materials were derived from various industrial usages and were considered new in the home building area, and innovative to say the least. Other clever features combined to link the external and internal parts of the residence together, too. 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.
If you feel the same, then you should also buy this book. Rounding off the living area, the dining space had a nine-foot wide sliding glass panel, opening up on to a terrace, which also adjoined the kitchen. Este gran volumen es una edición cuidadosa y meticulosa del material disponible sobre estos proyectos. Bedroom number one was particularly spacious, with its own sitting area alongside nine feet of windows, facing the view to the south. If you want to display this book on your coffee table, make sure it's strong enough to support it, as this book is huge. A detailed monograph as well as a Series book explore this significant experiment in the history of contemporary architecture. Each Shulman image unites perception and understanding for the buildings and their place in the landscape.
I ordered this book and then had to wait eight months for it to arrive from Amazon as it was back-ordered. The author is Executive Director of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, based in New York. The room was finished in bold-grained satinwood plywood. I will be buying more of the Taschen books on architecture, art and design. L'annonce du Case Study House Program affirme que « les maisons doivent pouvoir être reproduites et en aucune façon être des créations particulières.
A book on modern architecture without Shulman is inconceivable. It has sketches and drawings about each of the case study homes, even the ones that were never built. Quincy Jones, and Ralph Rapson. The text is accompanied by floor plans, original renderings by the architects, and photographs taken for publication shortly after construction. Some of the programs best known homes by Eames, Ellwood, and Koenig are similar in many regards to the spirit of International Style modernism, using industrial construction methods and materials for residential projects.
A sense of humanity is always present in his work, even when the human figure is absent from the actual photographs. The clarity of his work demanded that architectural photography had to be considered as an independent art form. From 1945 until 1966 the Case Study Houses program galvanized a new era of American architecture. Cette maison située sur un promontoire est remarquable notamment pour son séjour en surplomb. Thus, the program is in many regards a subjective roster of Entenzas choices rather than a comprehensive overview of architects in practice during the time period. I considered purchasing the original issue of this book, but was turned-off by the high price.
« Tranches de villes », 2004, 336 p. The Case Study House program 1945-66 was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. This book tells my visitors that I love modernism, and that the Case Study Houses of California are some of my favorite houses in the world. Cette maison conçue pour être agrandie, subit plusieurs extensions. While not all the projects were built, each received a detailed spread in the magazine, including drawings and models. It came out in a ran This is a brilliant introduction to the Case Study Houses.
The principal photography by Julius Shulman is breathtaking and some of the original, vintage photos are presented on two pages within the huge book. 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. Entenza personally invited all participants, based on his judgment of their ability to make key, innovative contributions to the program. For the most part, this book is a compilation of all of the old Arts and Architecture articles for the Case Study Houses, with little new editorial material. Schindler, John Lautner, and Richard Neutra, as well as several architecture titles in the Basic Art Series. En los años de la postguerra John Entenza lideró un programa visionario que buscaba crear prototipos para la vida moderna.
The kitchen itself exuded a warmth in keeping with the rest of the house. The program, which concentrated on the L. If you love architecture and mid-century design, this book is a must have. Smith, Case Study Houses, Taschen, 2006, 96 p. Il s'agit de la première maison construite par Ellwood. For that, we will continue to owe the Case Study Houses Program a debt of gratitude.
If you just want to learn a little about the Case Study Houses, then is a great concise book. She has curated numerous exhibitions and published widely on various aspects of contemporary art and architecture. In this manner, the book becomes even more fascinating - it's wonderful reference material to a different time and place. The detailed architectural drawings are small, and to do them justice, the reader needs to pause and study the images - much as if looking at a detailed city map. Previously, she was Executive Director, Curatorial Affairs, at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto; Chief Curator and Deputy Director of Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. Smith, Case Study Houses, Taschen, 2009, 440 p. Their highly experimental designs, both built and unbuilt, redefined the modern home and continue to influence architects both in America and internationally.
En los años de la postguerra John Entenza lideró un programa visionario que buscaba crear prototipos para la vida moderna. Il s'agit d'un projet de trois maisons adjacentes liées les unes avec les autres. Each house and there are many more than I had originally realized is given a small description citing major innovations, interesting or unusual facts or features, and how it fit into the overall arc of the program. Outside, the exterior was mostly built of combed plywood, with just the south side being constructed of brick and glass. This compact guide includes all of the Case Study Houses with over 150 photos and plans, as well as a map showing locations of all sites, including those that no longer exist.