HOUSES ARCHITECTS DESIGN FOR THEMSELVES - HARD COVER - DUST JACKET - 1974!

Category Antiques Periods & Styles Mid-Century Modernism

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Location Westbury, New York 11590 US

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THIS AUCTION IS FOR HOUSES ARCHITECTS BUILD FOR THEMSELVES. THE COPYRIGHT IS 1974 BY MCGRAW-HILL, INC. EDITED BY WALTER F. WAGNER. IT IS AN ARCHITECTURAL RECORD BOOK.
THE BOOK IS A HARD COVER WITH A DUST JACKET THAT ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. THE 230 PAGES ARE PACKED WITH WONDERFUL PHOTOS OF 61 ARCHITECTS SHOWING OFF THEIR MID-CENTURY DESIGNED HOMES FOR THEMSELVES. MOST OF THE PHOTOS ARE IN BLACK & WHITE & A FEW ARE IN COLOR.
THE SIZE OF THE BOOK IS APPROX. 9” X 12”.
THERE ARE FLOOR PLANS ALONG WITH THE PHOTOS OF THE HOME OF ARCHITECTS, THE LIKES OF WHICH ARE HARRY SEIDLER, HUGH STUBBINS, GOLDFINGER & JONES TO NAME BUT A FEW OF THE 61.
THE EDITORS OF THIS BOOK ASKED EACH ARCHITECT TO DESCRIBE THE PROBLEMS HE HAD IN DECIDING UPON A DESIGN, HOW HIS HOUSE DIFFERED FROM THAT HE WOULD HAD DESIGNED FOR A CLIENT – WHAT HE WOULD DO DIFFERENTLY IF HE WERE STARTING OVER – HOW THE HOUSE MEASURED UP TO HOPES, DREAMS AND PLANS AND WHETHER HE AND HIS FAMILY STILL LIVED IN THE HOUSE.
MAKE SURE THAT YOU LOOK AT ALL PHOTOS. OWNING THIS BOOK WOULD MAKE A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR MID-CENTURY DESIGN COLLECTION. IT IS A MUST HAVE!!
THIS BOOK IS BEING SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS OR REFUNDS!

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