Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA, Paperback / softback Book

Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA Paperback / softback

Description

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.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of architecture
  • ISBN: 9780714871950

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