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The New Modern House: Redefining Functionalism

Jonathan Bell and Ellie Stathaki

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 240

  • Publisher: Laurence King

  • Date Published: Oct 2010

  • Stock Code: 73303

  • ISBN: 9781856696845

  • Binding: Hardback

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The New Modern House is a comprehensive look at the emerging trend of architecture that favors substance over style, combining functional design and sustainable processes with a straightforward, honest aesthetic. The New Modern House features 50 of the best recent residential case studies, from single family houses to self-builds, eco-friendly structures, recycled projects, and creative re-uses. All are accompanied by full details, models, sketches, and diagrams, allowing a closer look at their conception and construction. At the heart of the book is the concept of a new authenticity, which demonstrates a logical evolution of modernist design.

About the Author

Jonathan Bell

Jonathan Bell writes about architecture and design for Wallpaper*, Blueprint, and Grafik. He is co-editor of things magazine and his recent books include The Transformable House, Carchitecture, Penthouse Living, and 21st Century House.

Ellie Stathaki

Ellie Stathaki is Assistant Architecture Editor at Wallpaper* magazine. She trained as an architect at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and studied architectural history at the Bartlett in London. She has contributed to Blueprint, Financial Times, The Guardian, as well as the book 1001 Best Buildings to See Before You Die.

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