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Who Built That? Modern Houses

Who Built That? Modern Houses

An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects

By Didier Cornille


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Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a fun-filled tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of each architect, illustrator Didier Cornille uses a light touch to depict the various stages of construction, paying special attention to key design innovations and signature details. Cornille's charming drawings and accessible text unlock the secrets of modern classic houses, ranging from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye (1931) and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater (1939) to Shigeru Ban's Cardboard House (1995) and Rem Koolhaas's Bordeaux House (1998). Readers of all ages will delight in this colorful introduction to modern architecture's most extraordinary homes.

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Size: 9.75 × 6.7 in;
Pages: 84 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: September 2014
ISBN: 9781616892630
Didier Cornille is a designer, illustrator, and professor at the École des Beaux-Arts in Le Mans, France.

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