Breuer Houses


A study of the houses designed by the Hungarian-born architect.


Joachim Driller


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Price: USD$59.95

 


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Overview
  • A comprehensive study of the houses designed by Hungarian-born architect Marcel Breuer (1902-81)
  • Projects span 1923-73
  • Breuer became known for diverse and powerful designs for the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the UNESCO headquarters in Paris and the iconic 'Wassily' chair
  • Richly illustrated with drawings, plans and archival photography
  • Breuer has profoundly influenced residential architecture around the world and many generations of designers



In The Press
'Joachim Driller's Breuer Houses … is aimed at those interested in detailed analysis of the architect's house-building style …' (World of Interiors)
 
'A useful study …' (The Architectural Review)

'Joachim Driller's intelligent new book … ranges from [Breuer's] experiments in the 20s to his somewhat camp excesses in the 70s. A perfect Christmas present … for the budding architecture student.' (Guardian)


About the author(s)
Joachim Driller is an expert on Breuer's work. He has taught and researched at the University of Pennsylvania and at Harvard, and currently teaches at the University of Wuppertal in Germany.


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