Publication Date: 07/10/2021 ISBN: 9781838663391 Category:

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses, Classic format

Dominic Bradbury

Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publication Date: 07/10/2021 ISBN: 9781838663391 Category:
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The most complete in-depth survey of global Mid-Century Modern homes ever published – more than 400 stunning homes from 40 countries, designed by more than 290 of the world’s greatest architects

The love of Mid-Century style is at an all-time high, with a steady flow of exhibitions, house tours, and books celebrating its unique cross- generational appeal. This collection of more than 400 of the world’s most glamorous homes from more than 290 architects, showcases work built between the 1940s and 1960s by such icons as Marcel Breuer, Le Corbusier, Richard Neutra, Lina Bo Bardi, Alvar Aalto, and Oscar Niemeyer alongside extraordinary but virtually unknown houses in Australia, Africa, and Asia. This stunning and thoroughly researched, comprehensive appraisal is a must-have for all design aficionados, Mid-Century Modern collectors, and anyone looking for inspiration for their own homes.

Publisher Review

"Presents the most complete, in-depth global survey of mid-century modern residential architecture... [A] fascinating collection." - Aspire: Design and Home Magazine "Profiles 400 glorious homes designed by 290+ architects in locations from Sydney to Sao Paolo, Chandigarh to Sheffield. With some 250 full-color images, the book showcases just how differently the style can be interpreted." - Cool Hunting "Covers a lot of ground." - Connecticut Post "Talk about travel inspo." - Conde Nast Traveler Online "A lavish compendium." - The Los Angeles Times "Full of fabulous photos accompanied by pithy text, it's a joy to dip in and out of." - The Times LUXX "Highlights the best architects and houses of this popular architectural style from around the world." - Homes & Antiques magazine "This stately compendium of mid-century modern homes is a must-have for lovers of architecture and design." - Kirkus Reviews "Simply stunning." - We Heart "What might just be one of the most comprehensive books ever to be published on the subject." - Architectural Digest "A weighty catalogue of the movement's giants and lesser-known gems." - Elle Decoration "A great reference." - Architectural Record "Page after page of the most visually arresting modernist homes around the world. Design porn for the most tasteful of coffee tables." - The New York Times "This stunning coffee table book packs more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes into a single, stylish hardcover. Get this one for the mid-century design fiend in your life." - Mic "A set-piece appraisal of the style's lasting legacy." - The Modernist House "A book for real mid-century Modernist fans. Beautifully presented, with stunning photography." - Self-Build and Design "[Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses]instantly transports me to the beautiful desert heat of Palm Springs. Since I will definitely not be able to visit my spiritual home this year, this book will keep me going until the next time." - Grazia

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