The Iconic House
The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900
'The Iconic House' features over 100 of the most important and influential houses designed and built since 1900.
International in scope and wide-ranging in style, the houses share a remarkable sensitivity to site and context, appreciation of local materials and building traditions, and careful understanding of clients' needs. Each, however, has a unique approach that makes it groundbreaking and radical for its time.
Concise, informative texts and fresh, vibrant illustrations, including specially commissioned photographs, floor plans and drawings, offer detailed documentation, while a bibliography, gazetteer and list of houses by type provide further information.
Whether Arts and Crafts or Art Nouveau, Modernist or Minimalist, High-Tech or new vernacular, these unforgettable buildings from around the world will inspire and delight students and professionals, design aficionados and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own.
About the Author:
Dominic Bradbury is a journalist and writer specializing in architecture and design. He is the author of many books on the subject.
Dimensions: H 23cm x W 21.5cm x D 3.8cm
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication Date: 2018
Number of Pages: 376