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The American House


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


Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors


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Price: USD$29.95

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An introduction to the history and architecture of the American house, from the 12th century to the present day. This book features 100 exemplary houses ranging from traditional dwellings to iconic masterpieces of the twentieth century and contemporary architect-designed builds. The houses are presented in chronological order and each entry features a full-page image with a short text describing the house, its designer and historical context.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 112 pp
Illustrations: 100 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714848853

Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors

"What a wonderful idea: take 100 notable American dwellings, arrange them chronologically, and explain who dreamt them up. The familiar [...] rub shoulders with the totally unexpected."—The Sunday Times

"What a wonderful idea: take 100 notable American dwellings, arrange them chronologically, and explain who dreamt them up. The familiar [...] rub shoulders with the totally unexpected."—The Sunday Times

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