Ezra Stoller (Pre-order)

A Photographic History of Modern American Architecture

A captivating history of 20th-century Modern American architecture, as seen through the eyes of a legendary photographer

Shipped from 3 October 2019 (UK, Europe, Rest of the World); 16 October (Australia, New Zealand); 1 November (US, Canada)

Pierluigi Serraino


Price: USD$125.00

A captivating history of 20th-century Modern American architecture, as seen through the eyes of a legendary photographer

It is impossible to overstate the importance of photography's role in shaping the world's perception of architecture. And towering above the ever-growing crowd of image-makers is Ezra Stoller, an architectural photographer of immeasurable consequence in documenting the history of modern architecture - both known and unknown - in the United States and beyond. This book is one of the first to present the breadth of Stoller's largely unseen archive of images, brought to life through exquisite color and duotone black-and-white reproductions.


Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 416 pp
Illustrations: 450 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714879222

Pierluigi Serraino is a practicing architect, author, and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has lectured on architectural photography, digital design, and California Modernism at numerous universities, institutions, and museums, and in 2013 was the co-recipient with Karla Britton of the Graham Foundation grant on the architectural photography of Robert Damora. His writings and projects have appeared in the publications Architectural Record, Artforum, Architectural Design, A+U (Japan) and Abitare among others. He is the author of several books, including Modernism Rediscovered (2000), NorCalMod: Icons of Northern California Modernism (2006), and The Creative Architect (2016), and co-author of California Captured (Phaidon, 2018).

California Captured
Exhibit A
Ruin and Redemption in Architecture
Black: Architecture in Monochrome
Destination Architecture
Ornament is Crime


Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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