Who Built That? Modern Houses An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects by Didier Cornille
  

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Who Built That? Modern Houses An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects by Didier Cornille

Who Built That? Modern Houses, Didier introduces each architect, the main concepts of their work, as well as their most important projects in charming drawings and accessible text, Architects Design for Living is a fun primer for anyone interested in learning more about modern architecture. Didier's step-by-step drawings of houses ranging from Gerrit Rietveld's Schroeder House (1924) and Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye (1931) to Shigeru Ban's Cardboard House (1995) and Rem Koolhaas's Bordeaux House (1998), provide original insight into the development of the architectural concepts behind each building. Accessible to both children and adults, charming drawings are combined with informative text providing a fun primer to modern architecture.

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Like Lego, Cornille's books provide the building blocks for the designers of tomorrow to imagine and redefine the houses and skyscrapers of the future. Look/Book

About the Author

Didier Cornille is a designer and professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts du Mans.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
84 pages

Author

Didier Cornille
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Publisher

Princeton Architectural Press

Publication date

1st September 2014

ISBN

9781616892630


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