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Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Architecture, Domestic -- United States,
  • Interior decoration -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTreasury of contemporary American homes., Contemporary American homes.
Statementby Joseph Barry. With an introduction by Elizabeth Gordon.
ContributionsBarry, Joseph Amber, 1917-
LC ClassificationsNA7208 .H65
The Physical Object
Pagination 142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6249877M
LC Control Number58011467

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Massive book! I confess I didn't read a lot of the text, because really, this book is just about pictures of beautiful homes. I thought the editors did a nice job gathering beautifully styled homes that didn't look "over-designed." They are clearly the homes of the uber-wealthy, but they look livable and approachable at the same time/5(7).   It was featured in the book House Beautiful Treasury of Contemporary American Homes, written by Joseph Barry. The book was published in to showcase 32 houses of the time that were not typical or representative, but those that were “excellent.” The chapter on this is titled, “Modern Luxury in Louisiana.” Here’s how it begins. the house are long and angular, in sharp the building are also distinctly modern and almost harsh against the surrounding natural area that includes grasses, shells, and wood. The design here plays with the opposition between interior and exterior, with the home’s Book Of Beautiful Homes Author: Keywords.   Take a visual journey through California via the breathtaking work of Studio William Hefner, whose modern structures demonstrate a deft meeting of .

Hardcover volume by Joseph Barry with an introduction by Elizabeth Gordon, a Hawthorn Books, Inc., Publication, , 1st Edition. This book deals for the first time in full color with contemporary American architecture as it was being applied in the building of homes in this country. The House Beautiful Treasury of Contemporary American Homes. Hawthorn, NY: Hawthorn Books, The American House is an outstanding and extensive collection of contemporary residential designs seen across the United States today. This book follows the incredibly successful and recently published title European House, which also features a gorgeous collection of residential architecture produced by architects from across the globe. Get the latest home decor inspiration and news from the editors of House Beautiful Magazine.