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Author Cornille, Didier, 1951- author.

Title Who built that? Modern houses : an introduction to modern houses and their architects / Didier Cornille.

Publication Info. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Children's Department  J 728 CORNILLE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 728 CORNILLE    Check Shelf
Description 83 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 26 cm.
Series Who built that?
Note Translated from the French.
Summary Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a fun-filled tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of each architect, illustrator Didier Cornille uses a light touch to depict the various stages of construction, paying special attention to key design innovations and signature details. Cornille s charming drawings and accessible text unlock the secrets of modern classic houses, ranging from Le Corbusier s Villa Savoye (1931) and Frank Lloyd Wright s'Fallingwater (1939) to Shigeru Ban s Cardboard House (1995) and Rem Koolhaas s Bordeaux House (1998). Readers of all ages will delight in this colorful introduction to modern architecture s most extraordinary homes.
Subject Architect-designed houses -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Architect-designed houses -- History -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature.
Architect-designed houses. (OCoLC)fst00813106
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Title Toutes les maisons sont dans la nature. English
ISBN 9781616892630 (hbk.)
1616892633 (hbk.)
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