Modern house

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Phaidon Press, 1995 - Architecture - 240 pages
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The twentieth century has produced some of the most innovative and memorableesigns for private houses, which have become architectural icons worldwide.n the 1920s and 1930s, the private house was the means by which architectsstablished the early Modern Movement, and clients looked favourably onommissioning the avant garde. Today, the house is enjoying an architecturalenaissance, as private clients have returned to architects to express theirealth and status. The result is a collection of innovative projects thateveal some of the real concerns of world-famous architects, and display thealents of younger designers eager to establish their reputations.;The 30ecent houses from around the world included in this book reveal currentevelopments in house design by notable contemporary architects, andemonstrate continuing links with the work of the early twentieth-centuryasters.

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Welsh is Editor of the RIBA Journal.