02 avril 2010

Icons of Mid-Century Modernism: the Case Study Houses

The Case Study House program, initiated by John Entenza of Arts & Architecture magazine in 1945 in Los Angeles, remains one of America's most significant contributions to architecture at mid-century. Conceived as low-cost, experimental modern prototypes, the thirty-six designs of the program epitomized the aspirations of a generation of modern architects active during the buoyant years of America's post-World War II building boom. By its end in 1966, despite the fact that many of the early designs were not built and few, if... [Lire la suite]
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