Key Houses Of The Twentieth Century: Plans Sections And Elevations by Colin DaviesKey Houses Of The Twentieth Century: Plans Sections And Elevations by Colin Davies

Key Houses Of The Twentieth Century: Plans Sections And Elevations

byColin Davies

Paperback | October 17, 2006

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It provides accurate scale plans of every floor, together with elevations, sections, and site plans where appropriate, for each house. All have been specially drawn for the purpose and are based on the most up-to-date information and sources. Amplified with full-color views of the houses, a concise text explains the significant architectural features of each building and the influences it shows or generated. Cross-references to other buildings in the book highlight the various connections between these key houses. The introduction discusses the idea of an architectural canon of houses and gives an overview of the development of the house in the twentieth century. The quality and number of the drawings allow the houses to be understood in detail and, together with the authoritative text and images, make this book indispensable for all students of modern architecture. As an added bonus, the book includes a CD-ROM containing digital files of all the drawings.

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Colin Davies is professor at London Metropolitan University and the author of a number of books, including High Tech Architecture (1988), Hopkins: The Work of Michael Hopkins and Partners (two volumes, 1996-2004), and Prefabricated Home (2005).
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Title:Key Houses Of The Twentieth Century: Plans Sections And ElevationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 11.5 × 10 × 0.75 inPublished:October 17, 2006Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393732053

ISBN - 13:9780393732054

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This is a book any architect would treasure yet which any layperson could appreciate as well. — HistoryWire[B]reathtaking and comprehensive survey…will have you oohing and ahhing from the very first page. Find your favorite and emulate it! — From House to Home[C]asts its spotlight wide and while doing so, examines each structure, style, and architect with a critical eye. — Lynne Lavelle (Clem Labine's Period Homes)