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 American modern Architects Architectural Forum HOUSE areas asbestos basement bathrooms bedroom birch blue bookcases building built-in furniture built-up cement cinder blocks Composition and Requirements concrete blocks Construction Cost Courtesy Architectural Forum covered cubic foot deck dining room doors elaterite entrance European Exterior finish fireplace Fireproof Frank Lloyd Wright garage garden glass brick gravel grey guest hall heat heater insulation board integrally colored Interior international style joists Julius Shulman kitchen lake Lewis Mumford light linoleum living room masonite materials metal modern architecture overhang painted panels partitions patio PETER PFISTERER Photos plaster plywood prefabricated redwood reinforced concrete roof SECOND FLOOR servants sheathing side sliding slope space stair Steel casement steel sash stucco studs terra cotta terra cotta color terrace tile trim veneer vertical wallboard Walls and ceilings Wood frame