Tramway Fuel Station, from “Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Information: West Coast USA” by Sam Lubell. Picture: Darren Bradley, courtesy of Phaidon.
Any design maven is conscious that America's West Coast is chockfull of historic mid-century fashionable structure designed by the likes of Charles and Ray Eames, Rudolph Schindler, John Lautner, and Richard Neutra. In fact, there's extra than simply probably the most notorious icons, however the place to start? Whether or not you are planning a giant West Coast tour or wish to brush up in your midcentury fashionable historical past, “Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Information: West Coast USA” by structure critic Sam Lubell may help.
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Authored by Sam Lubell, this helpful journey information options over 250 Mid-Century Modern tasks all neatly organized into coloration-coded chapters that cowl the Pacific Northwest area of Washington and Oregon, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and San Diego. Every entry is accompanied by historic tidbits from Lubell, mission information, and beautiful pictures by architectural photographer Darren Bradley.
Plus, Lubell shares the best way to greatest view hidden gems and factors out beforehand unknown midcentury fashionable examples. Readers may be taught concerning the variations in Googie kinds present in Southern California, the Case-Research properties, and Brutalism. The journey information concludes with a customer info part for the general public buildings and a glossary of architectural phrases.
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