WHO BUILT THAT? Modern Houses

A fun-filled tour of ten of the most influential houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

 

After a brief biographical sketch of each architect, illustrator Didier Cornille lightly depicts the various stages of construction, paying special attention to key design innovations and signature details. Cornille’s charming drawings and easy-to-read text unlock the secrets of modern classic houses, ranging from Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye (1931), or Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater (1939), to Shigeru Ban’s Cardboard House (1995), and Rem Koolhaas’ Bordeaux House (1998). Readers of all ages will delight in this colourful introduction to modern architecture’s most extraordinary homes.

 

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