Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA

by Phaidon

A must-have guide to one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture

This handbook - the first ever to focus on the architectural wonders of the West Coast of the USA - provides visitors with an expertly curated list of 250 must-see destinations. Discover the most celebrated Modernist buildings, as well as hidden gems and virtually unknown examples - from the iconic Case Study houses to the glamour of Palm Springs' spectacular Modern desert structures. Much more than a travel guide, this book is a compelling record of one of the USA's most important architectural movements at a time when Mid-Century style has never been more popular. First-hand descriptions and colour photography transport readers into an era of unparalleled style, glamour, and optimism.

Specifications:

  • Format: Flexibound
  • Size: 184 x 124 mm (7 1/4 x 4 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 384 pp
  • Illustrations: 500 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714871950

Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA

by Phaidon

A must-have guide to one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture

This handbook - the first ever to focus on the architectural wonders of the West Coast of the USA - provides visitors with an expertly curated list of 250 must-see destinations. Discover the most celebrated Modernist buildings, as well as hidden gems and virtually unknown examples - from the iconic Case Study houses to the glamour of Palm Springs' spectacular Modern desert structures. Much more than a travel guide, this book is a compelling record of one of the USA's most important architectural movements at a time when Mid-Century style has never been more popular. First-hand descriptions and colour photography transport readers into an era of unparalleled style, glamour, and optimism.

Specifications:

  • Format: Flexibound
  • Size: 184 x 124 mm (7 1/4 x 4 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 384 pp
  • Illustrations: 500 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714871950

Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA

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