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International Style

ISBN-10: 0393315185

ISBN-13: 9780393315189

Edition: 1932 (Reprint)

Authors: Henry Russell Hitchcock, Philip Johnson

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1932
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Philip Johnson served as the first Director of Architecture at the Museum of Modern Art in 1932. In the seven decades since then, Johnson has designed some of America's landmarks, most notably his own home, the Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Foreword to the 1995 Edition
Foreword to the 1966 Edition
Preface
Introduction: The Idea of Style
History
Functionalism
A First Principle: Architecture as Volume
Surfacing Material
A Second Principle: Concerning Regularity
A Third Principle: The Avoidance of Applied Decoration
Architecture and Building
Plans
The Siedlung
Illustrations
Appendix: The International Style Twenty Years After
Indices