Who Built That? Modern HousesChronicle Books
Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a fun-filled tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the 20th and 21st centuries. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of each architect, illustrator Didier Cornille uses a light touch to depict the various stages of construction, paying special attention to key design innovations and signature details. Cornille’s charming drawings and accessible text unlock the secrets of modern houses, ranging from Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, both from the 1930s, to Shigeru Ban’s Cardboard House and Rem Koolhaas’ Bordeaux House of the 1990s. Readers of all ages will delight in this colorful introduction to modern architecture’s most extraordinary homes. Great books that the adults will enjoy as much as the kids! See also Bridges and Skyscrapers, or save 10% when you buy Who Built That? 3 book set.
- Ages: 6 years to adult
- Materials: Hardcover
- Author/Illustrator: Didier Cornille
- Dimensions: 84 pages; 9.75in x 6.7in
- Origin: Printed in China
- ISBN: 978-1-6168-9263-0