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Blueprints for modern living : history and legacy of the case study houses / exhibition organized by Elizabeth A.T. Smith ; essays by Esther McCoy ... [et al.]

Catalog Data

Author:
Smith, Elizabeth A. T. 1958-  Search this
McCoy, Esther  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California, Southern
Date:
1989
C1989
Notes:
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition ... presented at the Temporary Contemporary of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 17, 1989-February 18, 1990"--T.p. verso.
Contents:
Foreword and acknowledgments / Richard Koshalek -- Blueprints for modern living : history and legacy of the case study houses / Elizabeth A.T. Smith -- Arts & architecture case study houses / Esther McCoy -- The thirty-six case study projects / Amelia Jones and Elizabeth A.T. Smith -- Case study TrouveĢ : sources and precedents, Southern California, 1920-1942 / Thomas S. Hines -- Case study houses : in the grand modern tradition / Helen Searing -- The case study program and the impending future : some regional considerations / Kevin Starr -- Arts & architecture and the Los Angeles vanguard / Elizabeth A.T. Smith -- The search for the postwar house / Thomas Hine -- Klarheit, Ehrlichkeit, Einfachkeit ... and wit too! : the case study houses in the world's eyes / Reyner Banham
Model houses for the millions : architects' dreams, builders' boasts, residents' dilemmas / Dolores Hayden -- Extending the case study concept : newly commissioned works
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic--Case studies--Exhibitions  Search this
International style (Architecture)--Case studies--Exhibitions  Search this
Housing, Single family--Case studies--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NA7235.C22 S684 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506072