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A fascinating collection of more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes, the ATLAS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN HOUSES showcases work by such icons as Marcel Breuer, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, and Oscar Niemeyer alongside extraordinary but virtually unknown houses in Australia, Africa, and Asia. A thoroughly researched, comprehensive appraisal, this book is a must-have for all design aficionados, Mid-Century Modern collectors, and readers looking for inspiration for their own homes.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780714876740
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 440
Publication Date: 25 Sep 2019
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 34(H) x 24(L) x 3.4(W)

 

Reviews

"Presents the most complete, in-depth global survey of mid-century modern residential architecture... [A] fascinating collection."- Aspire: Design and Home Magazine

"Profiles 400 glorious homes designed by 290+ architects in locations from Sydney to Sao Paolo, Chandigarh to Sheffield. With some 250 full-color images, the book showcases just how differently the style can be interpreted."-Cool Hunting

"Covers a lot of ground."-Connecticut Post

"Talk about travel inspo."-Conde Nast Traveler Online

"A lavish compendium."-The Los Angeles Times

"Full of fabulous photos accompanied by pithy text, it's a joy to dip in and out of."-The Times LUXX

"Highlights the best architects and houses of this popular architectural style from around the world."-Homes & Antiques magazine

"This stately compendium of mid-century modern homes is a must-have for lovers of architecture and design."-Kirkus Reviews

"Simply stunning."-We Heart

"What might just be one of the most comprehensive books ever to be published on the subject."-Architectural Digest

"A weighty catalogue of the movement's giants and lesser-known gems."-Elle Decoration

"A great reference."-Architectural Record

"Page after page of the most visually arresting modernist homes around the world. Design porn for the most tasteful of coffee tables."-The New York Times

"This stunning coffee table book packs more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes into a single, stylish hardcover. Get this one for the mid-century design fiend in your life."-Mic

"A set-piece appraisal of the style's lasting legacy."-The Modernist House

"A book for real mid-century Modernist fans. Beautifully presented, with stunning photography."-Self-Build and Design

"[Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses]instantly transports me to the beautiful desert heat of Palm Springs. Since I will definitely not be able to visit my spiritual home this year, this book will keep me going until the next time."-Grazia

 

Author Biography

Dominic Bradbury is a writer and freelance journalist specializing in architecture and design. He has written over 20 books, including Mid-Century Modern Complete, The Iconic House, and The Iconic Interior. As a journalist he contributes to magazines and newspapers in the UK, US, Australia, and internationally, including The Financial Times, The Times, Telegraph, House & Garden, World of Interiors, Wallpaper, and Vogue Living.

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