Item description for Evolucion arquitectonica de la casa en el siglo XX by Richard Weston...
Offering a comprehensive cultural history of the modern house, this book includes both the famous and lesser known important architectural examples of the period. This guide is arranged topically to tell the story of the evolution of modern domestic architecture from the Arts and Crafts period to the present day, including chapters on the home as a work of art, the home as a machine, and more. It concludes with a discussion of homes of the future based on current projects. Also included are detailed plans for each seminal building depicted.
Este libro trata de forma detallada la historia cultural de la casa moderna desde la poca artesanal hasta el presente. Examina la casa como obra de arte y como una maquina para habitar con ejemplos importantes y bien conocidos acompaados de planos arquitectnicos. Concluye con una discusin de las casas del futuro.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2.5" Width: 10.5" Height: 12" Weight: 4.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2003
ISBN 8489396841 ISBN13 9788489396845
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More About Richard Weston
Richard Weston, an architect, landscape designer, and author, is professor of architecture at Cardiff University. His books include the monograph Alvar Aalto (winner of the 1995 Sir Banister Fletcher Prize) and the definitive monograph on the Danish architect Jorn Utzon; The House in the Twentieth Century;Materials, Form and Architecture; and Key Buildings of the 20th Century.
Richard Weston was born in 1953 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Cardiff University.