Barbara Mac Lamprecht
Peter Goessel
TASCHEN, Cologne, Germany, 2010, English, French, and German
Nonfiction, Architecture
13.5 x 10.6 inches, hardcover, 464 pages
ISBN: 9783836512442
Suggested Retail Price: $69.99

From the Publisher. Originally from Vienna, Richard Neutra came to America early in his career, settling in California. His influence on postwar architecture is undisputed, the sunny climate and rich landscape being particularly suited to his cool, sleek modern style.

Neutra had a keen appreciation for the relationship between people and nature; his trademark plate glass walls and ceilings which turn into deep overhangs have the effect of connecting the indoors with the outdoors. His ability to incorporate technology, aesthetic, science, and nature into his designs brought him to the forefront of Modernist architecture.

For the first time, all of Neutra's works (nearly 300 private homes, schools, and public buildings) are gathered together in one volume, illustrated by over 1,000 photographs, including those of Julius Shulman, and other prominent photographers.

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