American house now: contemporary architectural directions
An updated and expanded edition of the hugely successful 1997 book American House Now, this richly illustrated volume showcases twenty-six of the most extraordinary examples of residential architecture designed in the United States in the last twenty years. The collection represents established American architects, such as Richard Meier and Charles Gwathmey; such internationally known contemporaries as Stephen Holl, Mark Mack, and Arquitectonica; and newcomers Carlos Zapata and UKZ. Superb exterior and interior photographs, as well as plans of each house, are accompanied by individual essays and captions.
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aesthetic Al-Sayed AMERICAN HOUSE Antoine Predock Arquitectonica Barragan bedroom wing building Carlos Zapata ceiling Charles Eames clad Classical clients Consultants contractor corner corrugated courtyard create CROFFEAD cube Daly deck desert dining Eizenberg elements entrance Eric Owen Moss exterior facade family room Fernau FLOOR 1 LIVING FLOOR 3 BEOROOM Frank Gehry garden Genik glazed Grotta House house's interior Irving Gill John Lautner Johnson architectural kitchen Knee Residence Koning Landes House landscape Lautner living room opposite living/dining Luis Barragan Mack Makuhari Housing Mark Mack master bedroom suite materials metal Modern architecture Modernist Morphosis OINING ROOM outdoor room panels Photography pool Postmodern pragmatism Predock project architect project team rear Reflecting House Richard Meier roof ROOM 2 OINING ROOM 3 BEOROOM Saitowitz Santa Monica sculptural Seadrift Seadrift Lagoon SECOND FLOOR side Silvetti steel Steven Holl structural stucco studio TARZANA Teiger House themes traditional views Wendell Burnette wood