Book is from the 1989-1990 exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles. Case Study House program was sponsored by John Entenza's Art & Architecture magazine. 36 experimental prototype homes were designed and the majority were built. Features some of the most important architects of the mid century modern era including Charles Eames, Craig Ellwood, A. Quincy Jones, Pierre Koenig, Richard Neutra, Raphael Soriano and others.
Exhibition was organized by Elizabeth A.T. Smith. Includes Essays by Esther McCoy, Reyner Banham, Dolores Hayden, Thomas Hine, Thomas S. Hines, Helen Searing, Elizabeth A. T. Smith, and Kevin Starr.