Atlas of Mid-Century Modern MasterpiecesDominic Bradbury

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An innovative and original survey of the best Mid-Century Modern architecture from around the world 

Featuring 450 of the very best works of Mid-Century Modern architecture from every continent, the Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Masterpieces showcases how the architects of the time harnessed the post-war boom and increasing globalization to create forward-thinking designs on a grander scale.

From embassies and office blocks to entertainments spaces and transport hubs, glamorous designs by such icons as Arne Jacobsen, Mies, Le Corbusier, Eero Saarinen, Alvar Aalto, Marcel Breuer, Frank Lloyd-Wright, and Oscar Niemeyer are each illustrated with stunning photography.

This stylish hardcover book showcases buildings from every continent, from classic North American skyscrapers and European masterpieces to modest churches in Africa, and iconic swimming pools in Australia and is a must-have for all design and architecture aficionados.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 340 × 240 mm (13 3/8 × 9 1/2 in)
  • Pages: 424 pp
  • Illustrations: 450 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838666934

Dominic Bradbury  is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in architecture and design. He has written many books on these themes including the Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses, the Atlas of Interior Design and The Fife Arms, all published by Phaidon, as well as a number of architectural monographs. He also contributes to many newspapers and magazines in the UK, US, and internationally, including The TimesFinancial TimesWallpaper*House & Garden, and Galerie.