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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.].

Collection Type
Books
Originator
McCoy, Esther.
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Smith, Elizabeth A. T., 1958-
Publication
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press
Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art ;
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 Trouvâe : 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 .
Date
c1989.
Description
256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 32 cm.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251).
Rodris Roth Library.
GUSN
153699
Call Number
Roth NA7235.C22 S684 1989
Descriptive terms
Architecture, Domestic Case studies Exhibitions.
Housing, Single family Case studies Exhibitions.
International style (Architecture) Case studies Exhibitions.
Places
California, Southern

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