The American House


A guide to 100 iconic American houses, from the ancient to the new.


Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors


Editions:

Price: USD$29.95



Look Inside
lk-9780714848853-1a
lk-9780714848853-2
lk-9780714848853-3
lk-9780714848853-4
lk-9780714848853-5
lk-9780714848853-6
lk-9780714848853-7
lk-9780714848853-8
lk-9780714848853-9
lk-9780714848853-10
lk-9780714848853-11a
lk-9780714848853-12


Specifications

Overview
  • An accessible and affordable overview of 100 iconic houses and traditional dwellings in American architecture, from the ancient to the new
  • Features a wide range of houses from the vernacular dwellings of the Tiwa Indians and architectural classics such as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to today’s innovative sustainable builds, as well as national treasures such as Mount Vernon and Monticello
  • Arranged in chronological order, each house has been selected for its architectural merit and contribution to the development of American domestic architecture
  • Each entry consists of a full-page image and an accompanying text describing the house, its designer and historical context
  • Includes a glossary of architectural terms and movements and a directory of houses open to the public
  • An easy-to-use sourcebook for the architect and general reader alike


 

About the author(s)
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors


NEW TITLES

The Art Museum
20th-Century World Architecture
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design
René Redzepi: A Work in Progress
Wild Art
Carlo Scarpa
The Chinese Art Book
The Design Book
Art Cities of the Future
Coi
 
. . Phi . . . .
. Thank you for visiting Phaidon .
. You are invited to join the Phaidon community. Subscribe and receive the latest stories and members-only discounts. .
. .
.