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Monographs or surveys on architectural movements and architects from the post WW I era (1918) to the present.

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Ford, James & Katherine Morrow Ford, The Modern House in America, New York, Architectural Book Publishing Co., Inc., 1946, first edition, fifth printing, 4to (8.5" x 10.75"), HB, burgundy cloth bds w/ embossed white titles, VG / none. Extremities bumped, slight waviness to edges of text block.

134 pp, profuse b/w illustration. An exposition of craftsmanship in its heyday. Architects and designers include Gropius & Breuer and Neutra, as well as those listed in the table of contents.

Preface which includes

What is Modern?

Periods in Architecture

Their Sociological Basis

Contemporary Revolt in the Arts

Revolt from Traditional Architecture

Economic Genesis

Effects of Invention

Change in Modes of Living

Modern Architecture Accepts the Challenge

International "Style" a Misnomer

Honest Use of Materials


Standards fo the New Architecture

Family Analysis

Location Analysis

Geographical Distribution


Illustrated Presentation of Houses

America's Contribution to Modern Architecture

Statements of Belluschi, Dailey, Day, Deknatel, Harris, Hegner, Homsey & Homsey, Keck, Lippmann, Muschenheim, Schindler, Simonds, Soriano, Stubbins, Thiry & Shay, Vallet

Evolution and Phases of Modern Architecture in America

    [Book ID # 1975]

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