THE AMERICAN HOUSE TODAY, 85 NOTABLE EXAMPLES (1951)

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THE AMERICAN HOUSE TODAY 85 NOTABLE EXAMPLES SELECTED AND EVALUATED BY KATHERINE MORROW FORD AND THOMAS H CREIGHTON. 1951 FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER WITH DUSTJACKET. 8.5X10.5". 239 PAGES.

THIS RARE VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE BOOK IS LOADED WITH AMAZING EXAMPLES OF MID CENTURY MODERN HOMES AND INTERIOR DESIGN. FEATURING HOMES BY FAMOUS ARCHITECTS OF THE ERA.

FEATURING: CHARLES AND RAY EAMES, MARCEL BREUER, HENRY HILL, ALBERT FREY, HUGH STUBBINS, RODNEY WALKER, AND HARRIS ARMSTRONG'S OWN HOMES!

ALSO INCLUDES: HOMES BY RAPHAEL SORIANO FOR JOHN ENTENZA'S CASE STUDY HOUSE PROGRAM, HOMES BY RICHARD NEUTRA, GEORGE MATSUMOTO, GREGORY AIN, LOUIS KAHN, A. QUINCY JONES, PIETRO BELLUSCHI, BERNARDI AND EMMONS, GEORGE FRED KECK, WILLIAM WURSTER, JOHN FUNK, EDWARD DURELL STONE, PHILIP JOHNSON, PAUL HAYDEN KIRK, AND MANY OTHERS.

GORGEOUS PHOTOGRAPHY BY JULIUS SHULMAN, MORLEY BAER, ERNEST BRAUN, AND OTHERS.

CONTENTS:
THE PROGRAM, HOUSES FOR VARIOUS FAMILY SIZES, VACATION HOUSES, SUBDIVISION HOUSES

HOUSES AND THEIR SITES

SPACE ORGANIZATION, SPACE RELATIONSHIPS, EXPANSION, INDOOR-OUTDOOR LIVING

ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCE, USE OF NATURAL ENVIRONMENT, CONTROL OF ENVIRONMENT

CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS, CONSTRUCTION METHODS, USE OF MATERIALS, PREFABRICATION

APPEARANCE, REGIONS, THEORIES, PERSONALITIES

INDEX

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS