Tag Archives: American architecture

Louis Kahn: The Houses of Louis Kahn

A Sense of Home: The Houses of Louis Kahn

For the first time, here’s a study of 9 of Kahn’s most important houses. Unpublished material and visual proof of the architect’s admiration for vernacular American architecture. A gem! > MORE Louis Kahn: The Houses of Louis Kahn Authors:    George H. Marcus, William Whitaker Photographs by:    Matt Wargo, Rene Burri, Ezra Stoller, among others ISBN:   […]

Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction

The Gay House

Well, Horace Gifford’s architecture makes me happy. Those fantastic wooden modernist beach houses on Fire Island are iconic and built mostly on the Pines. I can hear the sound of disco and gay men having a grand time. A time before AIDS. Fire Island is a barrier island located along Long Island’s south shore. The […]

A New Sculpturalism - Contemporary Architecture from Los Angeles

Breaking Rules – Contemporary Architecture from Los Angeles

The first book to examine Frank Gehry and the generation of Los Angeles architects that followed him, including Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan, Thom Mayne, Eric Owen Moss, and Hodgetts + Fung.    > MORE . A New Sculpturalism – Contemporary Architecture from Los Angeles Editor:    Christopher Mount Foreword by:    Jeffrey Deitch ISBN:    9780847840113 Publisher:    Skira Rizzoli […]