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6 edition of Case Study Houses found in the catalog.

Case Study Houses

1945-1966 (Taschen Basic Architecture)

by Elizabeth A. T. Smith

  • 71 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Taschen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houses, apartments, flats, etc,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture,
  • California,
  • General,
  • Domestic,
  • History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8945946M
    ISBN 103822846171
    ISBN 109783822846179

      The Frank House (Case Study House #25) in Long Beach, California, USA. As we said, Frank House was num dating to and found in the Naples area of Long Beach. That was well over 50 years ago and as such, we do see upgrades over those years. However, the basis of the house is still intact. It’s really just decor that has changed.   The Case Study house 22 was built on a promontory overlooking the city of Los Angeles and has an L-shaped plan with a structure made of steel and glass. Its minimal design, made this house one of the most iconic Case Study Houses and an example of experimental construction methods.

    This book documents Arts & Architecture magazine's sponsorship of some of the most important architects of the region and the generation reflecting an unprecedented commitment to reinventing the house as a way of redefining living. essays by Reyner Banham, Dolores Hayden, Thomas Hine, Thomas S. Hines, Esther McCoy, Helen Searing, Elizabeth A. T. Smith, and Kevin Starr One of Southern.   Buy Case Study Houses (Basic Art Series ) by Smith, Elizabeth A. T., Gossel, Peter, Shulman, Julius (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

      Case Study House No. 18 (A) was designed by Rodney Walker in The house is oriented toward the ocean, but set back from the cliff edge it sits on to avoid noise issues.   Case Study House No. 21, a confluence of glass and steel built by Pierre Koenig, has sold for $ million in the Hollywood Hills.


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The Case Study Houses -- The Complete CSH Program - by Taschen is a wonderful, comprehensive study of some of the best of the archetectural projects created from this time period. The principal photography by Julius Shulman is breathtaking and some of the original, vintage photos are presented on two pages within the huge by: 9.

Elizabeth Smith has put together a lovely coffee table book called “Case Study Houses”, which shows pictures, plans, descriptions of each house, even the ones unbuilt.

I’ve actually visited two of the houses - Eames House and Stahl House - and I have to say that Smith has captured the beauty and uniqueness of each house, particularly in their physical settings/5().

The Case Study Houses are often cited as one of the most important developments in American modern architecture. Esther McCoy’s Modern Calif For some reason I always pictured this book as Cited by: 3. The Case Study Houses, built mostly in Los Angeles and the surrounding area, between and the mid ’s.

They were mostly done by architects and designers who either were famous or would be later. The times called for new architecture and “Arts and Architecture” magazine put together a competition, bringing architects together/5.

TASCHEN’s book titles on the Case Study Houses include comprehensive floor plans, sketches, photographs, and maps of the buildings. A detailed monograph as well as a Basic Architecture Series book explore this significant experiment in the history of contemporary architecture.

By (author) Elizabeth A. Smith, Photographs by Julius Shulman, Edited by Peter Goessel. Share. The Case Study House program () was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for /5().

An unprecedented event in architecture history, the Case Study Houses program gave America new models for residential living. This comprehensive account of the project presents each of the 36 prototype homes through floor plans, sketches, and photographs, and explores how architects like Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen redefined the Los Angeles landscape and the modern Category: Books > Architecture & Design.

A sumptuous page visual record of this southern Californian house design program. It is a big book (at a BIG price) weighing TWELVE POUNDS and the landscape format opens up spreads thirty-four inches wide, beatifully printed with English, German and French text. Each of the thirty-six houses is covered in the same way with/5().

The Case Study House Program ran from to and was sponsored by the ‘Arts and Architecture’ magazine. The idea of editor John Entanza, with support from the Eames, Richard Neutra and others, was to show the American public how families can live in modern times: with modern layouts, good connection to the outdoors, with modern amenities like cars electric and appliances, and using.

"Case Study Houses". 2nd edition. 1 JuneISBNHennessey & Ingalls; Smith, Elizabeth A. (10 June ). Blueprints for Modern Living: History and Legacy of the Case Study Houses. Cambridge: MIT Press. ISBN Smith, Elizabeth and Peter Goessel (12 January ).

Case Study Houses: The Complete CSH Program. Taschen. Case Study House #21 ( ) Architect: Pierre Koenig. When the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) handed out its annual citations to architects and allied professionals, in Juneits Year Award was presented to Case Study House #21 designed by Pierre Koenig, FAIA.

Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also known as Case Study House #22—shows the Hollywood Hills home overlooking the sprawling City of Angels below (one of his shots of the house is shown below on the cover of a new book from Gestalten).Author: Jennifer Baum Lagdameo.

Cutting edge design which still stands up today, the Case Study project houses presented here will have you slavering with desire and staring at your own humble abode with a sudden and acute dissatisfaction.

This is the first, and only, book I`ve seen which does justice Reviews: Sponsored by John Entenza's Arts & Architecture magazine, the Case Study Houses program brought new thinking, techniques, and materials to post-war California house building. Contains the work of.

The Case Study Houses program aimed to bring Modernist principles to the masses. Architects as Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig, Craig Ellwood and Rodney Walker participated into the program with one or more projects.

Unfortunately not all projects proposed were built but many still stand, we selected the most representative ones. Book Sources; Contact; You are here: Home › Resources › Case Studies. Case Studies. Affordable Evolution House | Blu Homes.

Case Study PDF. Outline for a case study project on HOUSES for a first year Architecture Design Studio, focusing on 20 built works.

˜ The Eames house was part of the Case Study House Program. ˜ This program was ran by John Entenza publisher or Arts and Architecture magazine. ˜ This program was designed to express man’s life in the modern world.

˜ Houses were built and furnished by materials and techniques are. Case Study House No. 21 in Laurel Canyon returns asking $M Also known as the Bailey House, the steel and glass residence was designed by Pierre Koenig. By Pauline O'Connor Octo Not much more need be written about the Case Study House Program of Arts & has been documented by Esther McCoy wonderfully in "Modern California Houses; Case Study Houses, " (Reinhold, ; reissued as "Case Study Houses " by Hennessey & Ingalls, ) and fully and beautifully in recent books from TASCHEN Gmbh and M.I.T.

Press. Books: Case Study Houses. The Case Study House program (–) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the .Case Study House Image via Flickr user: mbtrama Licensed under CC BY Between andthe Case Study Houses program, following the Weißenhof-siedlung exposition, commissioned a.Case Study Houses: by McCoy, Esther and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at