The Iconic House features over 100 of the most important and influential houses designed and built since 1900. International in scope and wide-ranging in style, the houses share a remarkable sensitivity to site and context, appreciation of local materials and building traditions, and careful understanding of clients' needs. Each, however, has a unique approach that makes it groundbreaking and radical for its time. Concise, informative texts and fresh, vibrant illustrations, including specially commissioned photographs, floor plans and drawings, offer detailed documentation, while a bibliography, gazetteer and list of houses by type provide further information.
Whether Arts and Crafts or Art Nouveau, Modernist or Minimalist, High-Tech or new vernacular, these unforgettable buildings from around the world will inspire and delight students and professionals, design aficionados and anyone who dreams of building a house of their own.
Thames & Hudson
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01 August 2018
Introduction * 100 house profiles
Reviews for The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900
'The ultimate handbook for those wanting to delve into the evolution of 20th-century architecture' - House & Garden 'A pretty much definitive guide to the houses that have come to define modern architecture ' - Wallpaper*