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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-153699

Description

256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 32 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture, Domestic Case studies Exhibitions.
International style (Architecture) Case studies Exhibitions.
Housing, Single family Case studies Exhibitions.

Originator

Smith, Elizabeth A. T., 1958-
McCoy, Esther.
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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 .

Publication

Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art ;
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press

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.

Call Number

Roth NA7235.C22 S684 1989

Places

California, Southern