Classic Modern Homes of the Thirties: 64 Designs by Neutra, Gropius, Breuer, Stone, and Others
Over 300 illustrations - including sharply detailed photographs, line drawings of floor and site plans, elevations and cross-sections - depict interiors and exteriors of 62 houses exemplifying the purpose, spirit and techniques of modern architecture. A clearly written, explanatory text discusses the use of materials, family and location analysis, site costs and other factors involved in the design and construction of these homes.
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1937 Family Composition air conditioning ALBERT FREY aluminum Architect CALIFORNIA areas arts asbestos Associated Architects MASSACHUSETTS basement bathrooms bedroom BELLUSCHI blue bookcases building built-in furniture Cast-Iron Architecture cement Composition and Requirements concrete blocks Construction Cost Courtesy Architectural Forum Courtesy Architectural Record deck dining room doors entrance European Exterior Ezra Stoller finish fireplace Fireproof FLOOR PLAN Frank Lloyd Wright garage garden GREGORY AIN grey guest hall heat insulation board integrally colored Interior international style joists Julius Shulman kitchen lake Lescaze light linoleum living room MARCEL BREUER materials metal modern architecture NEUTRA overhang painted panels Paul Davis PETER PFISTERER plaster plywood porch prefabricated redwood reinforced concrete roof SECOND FLOOR servants sliding slope space stair Steel casement steel sash stone stucco Studio HOUSE terra cotta terrace tile trim veneer vertical Walls and ceilings WALTER GROPIUS WILLIAM LESCAZE Wood frame