Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

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ISBN: 9780714876740

Title: Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

Author: Dominic Bradbury

Publisher: Phaidon

Publication Year: 16 october, 2019

Language: English

About the Book 

A ground-breaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes – one of the most popular styles of our time.

A fascinating collection of more than 400 of the world’s most glamorous homes from more than 290 architects, the Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses showcases work by such icons as Marcel Breuer, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, and Oscar Niemeyer alongside extraordinary but virtually unknown houses in Australia, Africa, and Asia. A thoroughly researched, comprehensive appraisal, this book is a must-have for all design aficionados, Mid-Century Modern collectors, and readers looking for inspiration for their own homes.

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Atlas of Mid-Century Houses, Dominic Bradbury, Phaidon; table of contents (pages 4-5)

Dowell Residence, Paul Kirk, Seattle, Washington (US), 1953. Picture credit: Benschneider, Benjamin / Olson Kundig (page 31, bottom)

Schaefer House, Marquis & Stoller, Napa Hills, California, (US), 1969. Picture credit: Architectural Record (page 34, bottom)

About the Author

Dominic Bradbury is a writer and freelance journalist specializing in architecture and design. He has written over 20 books, including Mid-Century Modern CompleteThe Iconic House, and The Iconic Interior. He contributes to magazines and newspapers in the UK, US, Australia, and internationally, including The Financial TimesThe TimesTelegraphHouse & GardenWorld of InteriorsWallpaper, and Vogue Living.

Berkeley House, John Dinwiddie, Berkeley, California (US), 1951. Picture credit: Russell Abraham / Olson Kundig (page 35, bottom)

Singleton Residence, Richard Neutra, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California (US), 1959. Picture credit: Julius Shulman / © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10) (page 76, top)

Sert House, Josep Lluís Sert, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (US), 1959. (page 134, top)

Sert House, Josep Lluís Sert, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (US), 1959. (page 134, bottom) 


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