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Author Hines, Thomas S

Title Architecture of the sun : Los Angeles modernism, 1900-1970 / Thomas S. Hines

Publ Info New York : Rizzoli, 2010
Distributed to the U.S. trade by Random House
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 RWU Arch  ARCH NA735.L55 H56 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 755 pages : illustrations (some color), plans (some color) ; 26 x 28 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 734-741) and index
Contents Introduction : regionalism, modernism, modernization -- Prologue : Los Angeles, 1900 -- ch. 1. A leaven in the blood : Greene & Greene and the California bungalow -- ch. 2. The stone in the meadow : the achievement of Irving Gill -- ch. 3. A shooting star : Frank Lloyd Wright in Southern California -- ch. 4. Over the top : Lloyd Wright and art deco Los Angeles -- ch. 5. A continual becoming : Rudolph Schindler's journey to the future, 1887-1928 -- ch. 6. California calls you : the brave new world of Richard Neutra, 1892-1932 -- ch. 7. The frame for a life : Rudolph Schindler's discordant modernism, 1930-1953 -- ch. 8. Modern to the minute : international style and streamline moderne, 1932-1942 -- ch. 9. Disciples and masters : the California modernism of Gregory Ain, Raphael Soriano, and Harwell Hamilton Harris -- ch. 10. A model modernism : the architects and fellow travelers of the Case Study program -- ch. 11. Regionalism and rationalism : the late work of Richard Neutra, 1945-1970 -- ch. 12. Regionalism and expressionism : the modernism of John Lautner -- ch. 12. Building big : the corporate modernism of postwar Los Angeles : Welton Becket and William Pereira -- Epilogue : a personal note
LC subject Modern movement (Architecture) -- California -- Los Angeles
Architecture -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
ISBN 0847833208 (hbk.)
9780847833207 (hbk.)