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William Wurster - Living Modern - A Biography of Greenwood Common

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ISBN 10: 0979550866 / ISBN 13: 9780979550867
Published by William Stout January 2009, 2009
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Architect William Wurster envisioned Greenwood Common as a development that combined an idealistic sense of community with a modernist aesthetic and an awareness of regional traditions. Utilizing the Berekeley Design Archives this book details the eight distinct homes designed between 1952 and 1957, by seven significant California architects, that harmonize effortlessly with each other and with their location. The Common's landscape, along with four gardens designed by Lawrence Halprin, captured what had become the mid-century ideal of indoor-outdoor living. Bookseller Inventory # 151243

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Title: William Wurster - Living Modern - A ...

Publisher: William Stout January 2009

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Architect William Wurster envisioned Greenwood Common as a development that combined an idealistic sense of community with a modernist aesthetic and an awareness of regional traditions. Utilizing the Berekeley Design Archives this book details the eight distinct homes designed between 1952 and 1957, by seven significant California architects, that harmonize effortlessly with each other and with their location. The Common's landscape, along with four gardens designed by Lawrence Halprin, captured what had become the mid-century ideal of indoor-outdoor living.

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