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Forgotten modern : California houses 1940-1970

Author: Alan Hess
Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Forgotten Modern reveals the work of the innovative architects building in California from the 1930s to the 1970s. With groundbreaking and illuminating examples that will alter the way we think of California architecture, Hess and Weintraub focus on those that exemplify early mid-entury modern, variations on minimalism, and organic architecture--from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Hess
ISBN: 9781586858582 1586858580
OCLC Number: 123136977
Description: 280 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A New Introduction to Midcentury California --
Publicity and History --
Suburbia and History --
North, South, and History --
Blind Spots --
Searching for Midcentury Modern --
Clarence W. Mayhew --
Albert Stewart and Ted Criley Jr. --
Paul R. Williams --
Variations on Wood and Steel Modernism --
Wood --
Jack Hillmer --
Mario Corbett --
Edward Fickett --
Palmer and Krisel --
Steel --
Beverley David Thorne --
Allyn E. Morris --
Campbell and Wong --
William Cody --
The Other Modernism in California: Organic Architecture --
Fred and Lois Langhorst --
Rowan Maiden --
Mark Mills --
Foster Rhodes Jackson --
John Marsh Davis --
J. Lamont Langworthy --
History Plus Modernism --
Charles Warren Callister --
Millard Sheets --
Allen Siple --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: text by Alan Hess ; photographs by Alan Weintraub.
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Forgotten Modern reveals the work of the innovative architects building in California from the 1930s to the 1970s. With groundbreaking and illuminating examples that will alter the way we think of California architecture, Hess and Weintraub focus on those that exemplify early mid-entury modern, variations on minimalism, and organic architecture--from publisher description.

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