1966 Architects on Architecture book Heyer MID CENTURY MODERN home design

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ARCHITECTS ON ARCHITECTURE, NEW DIRECTIONS IN AMERICA (1966)

ARCHITECTS ON ARCHITECTURE, NEW DIRECTIONS IN AMERICA. BY PAUL HEYER. COPYRIGHT 1966, HUGE COFFEE TABLE SIZED BOOK. HARDCOVER, WITH DUSTJACKET. 9.25X12.25". 416 PAGES. OVER 650 PHOTOGRAPHS, PLANS, DRAWINGS AND ELEVATIONS.

EACH CHAPTER IS DEVOTED TO A SPECIFIC ARCHITECT.

THE BOOK "...IS THE RESULT OF TAPE RECORDED INTERVIEWS BETWEEN THE AUTHOR AND HIS SUBJECT AND THEIR CLOSE COLLABORATION ON THE TEXT AND THE SELECTION OF ACCOMPANYING ILLUSTRATIONS. THE PURPOSE WAS TO DEFINE THOSE ELEMENTS CENTRAL TO THE ARCHITECT'S THOUGHT AND WORK TO CONTRIBUTE TO A FORUM OF THE GREAT ISSUES OF CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE."

INSIDE THE BOOK YOU WILL FIND ARCHITECTURE BY FAMOUS ARCHITECTS OF THE MID CENTURY MODERN ERA INCLUDING EICHLER HOMES AND HOMES FROM JOHN ENTENZA'S CASE STUDY PROGRAM.

FEATURES:
CHARLES AND RAY EAMES, LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, RICHARD J NEUTRA, CRAIG ELLWOOD, EDWARD KILLINGSWORTH, A QUINCY JONES, EDWARD DURELL STONE, WALTER GROPIUS, PAUL RUDOLPH, CRAIG ELLWOOD, HUGH STUBBINS PIETRO BELLUSCHI, LE CORBUSIER, MARCEL BREUER, PHILIP JOHNSON, PAUL RUDOLPH, I M PEI, EERO SAARINEN, SKIDMORE OWINGS AND MERRILL, R BUCKMINSTER FULLER, LOUIS I KAHN, AND MORE !

GORGEOUS PHOTOGRAPHS BY JULIUS SHULMAN, ERNEST BRAUN, EZRA STOLLER, MORLEY BAER, AND OTHERS

JUST ABOUT EVERY FAMOUS ARCHITECT OF THE MID CENTURY MODERN ERA IS IN HERE.



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