Eichler has 38 ratings and 4 reviews. Katherine said: Well-researched and thorough history of Eichler homes, their influences, and the man and firm behin. Find great deals for Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream by Marty Arbunich and Paul Adamson (, Hardcover). Shop with confidence on eBay!. Results 1 – 30 of 32 Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream by Adamson, Paul; Arbunich, Marty and a great selection of related books, art and.
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He was the co-curator of a national touring exhibit on the Eichler homes and has lectured widely on them in the U.
Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream. About this product Synopsis Atriums, household conveniences, and sleek styling made Eichler Homes a standard-bearer for bringing the modern home design to middle-class America. Joseph Eichler was a pioneering developer who defied conventional wisdom by hiring progressive architects to design Modernist homes for the growing middle class of the s.
Sep 07, Afton rated it it was amazing. Today he teaches environmental photography and lives in San Anselmo, California, his home for more than fifty years.
Ernie Braun Eichler house designs were consistently characterized by their relationship to the outdoors. This book captures and illustrates that legacy with impressive detail, engaging history, firsthand recollections about Eichler and his vision, and photographs of Eichler homes in their prime.
Defying conventional building industry wisdom by hiring a group of progressive architects to plan subdivisions and design reasonably priced homes, Eichler provided more than 11, residences that helped meet the dramatic need for post-World War II housing with extraordinary commodity and style.
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Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds The American Dream
Jul 18, Haley rated it it was amazing. He produces a quarterly newsletter, also titled rebuildds Eichler Network, of historical features and home-maintenance solutions, and two other support periodicals.
Braun has been a dedicated advocate of the natural world. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Girl, Wash Your Face: He was a quality guy. Straightforward reporting with appreciation for the good architectural and neighborhood design work, and Eichler’s low-key but committed non- discriminatory sales policy for the houses he built, mostly in northern Rebuilcs, in the middle of the last centuriy.
People who bought this also modernsim. He has written and lectured widely on Eichler Homes, and has contributed to books and professional journals with regard to modern architecture and planning.
Joseph rated it it was amazing Dec 04, This item doesn’t belong on this page. See all 7 brand new listings. Still, a very solid book and an effort to be proud of. When Eichler eventually built his first subdivision of architecturally designed homes, observers perceived the results as daring.
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This Eichler newspaper advertisement from february included a very straightforward presentation. Be the first to write a review. His interest in mid-century modernism has lead to his participation in DoCoMoMo Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movementwhere he is currently a member of the U.
This book captures and illustrates that legacy with impressive detail, engaging history, firsthand recollections about Eichler and his vision, and photographs of Eichler homes in their prime.
Sigrid rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Indrajit Khare rated it really liked it Drean 20, Marty Arbunich is director-publisher of the Eichler Network, a Bay Area based company devoted exclusively to supporting and preserving the architecture and lifestyle surrounding California’s 11, Eichler homes. Any Condition Any Condition.
Eichler’s work left a legacy of design integrity and set standards for housing developers that remain unparalleled in the modernizm of American building.
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I was motivated to write this book to find reasons that, amid the expanding sprawl of unimaginative and unsatisfying cheek-by-jowl tract home developments, the Eichler homes remain the rarest of exceptions. You may also like. Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream examines Eichler’s legacy as seen in his original homes and in the revival of the Modernist movement, which continues to grow today.
Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Johnny C Chen rated it really liked it Aug 29, Arbunich doesn’t manage to pull together moddrnism broader historical narrative the way Alan Hess does in his excellent architecture books about the same time period. Atriums, household conveniences, and sleek styling made Eichler Homes a standard-bearer for bringing the modern home design to middle-class America.