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The New Modern House: Redefining Functionalism - Jonathan Bell

The New Modern House: Redefining Functionalism


Published: 18th October 2010
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Modern architecture is a story of movements, styles and genres. But what of the work that remains defiantly unique, refusing to submit to a label or genre? The New Modern House is a comprehensive look at the emerging trend of architecture that favours substance over style, combining functional design and sustainable processes with a straightforward, honest aesthetic.

The New Modern House features around 50 projects, 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, and how an emerging `anti-aesthetic' approach demonstrates a logical evolution of modernist design. The emphasis is on unselfconscious, modest architecture - projects that are at odds with contemporary obsessions with high concept design, big names and brand identity.

The New Modern House is an inspirational guide to this new architectural concept, describing a diversity of new forms and approaches to the modern house.

Rural HOUSE IN BRIONE, Wespi + de Meuron, Switzerland / CASA EM AZEITAO, Atelier Central Architects, Portugal / PERMANENT CAMPING, Casey Brown Architecture, Australia / 100,000 EURO HOUSE, Beckmann N'Thepe, France / HOUSE RR, Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, Brazil / CASA EN EL CAMPO, Juan Herreros Arquitectos, Spain FOSC HOUSE, Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects, Chile / MIRROR HOUSE, Philippe Gazeau Architectes, France / 100,000 EURO HOUSE, Beckmann N'Thepe, France NEW FARM HOUSE, Charles Barclay Architects, UK / BLACK HOUSE, Tank Architects, France / MAISON INDIVIDUELLE MONTBERT, Xavier Fouquet, France / STEVENS HOUSE, Dominic Stevens, Ireland / ELEMENT HOUSE, Rintala Eggertsson Architects, Korea / WILLIAMS CABIN, Studio Atkinson, USA / CASA TOLO, lvaro Leite Siza Vieira, Portugal / MOUNTAIN CHALET, EM2N Architects, Switzerland / CASA NO GERES, Correia Ragazzi, Portugal / LA RUINA HABITADA, Jesus Castillo Oli, Spain / GRIMETON HOUSE, Strata Arkitektur, Sweden / HOUSE MA LLER GRITSCH, Andreas Fuhrimann Gabrielle Hachler, Switzerland Urban CASAS LAGO, Adamo-Faiden, Argentina, / CUBICAL HOUSE, Boyd Cody, Ireland / COURTYARD HOUSE, de paor architects, Ireland / HOUSE K, Ryuichi Furumoto, Japan / NOAH'S ARK / THE SBM, Christoph Seyferth, Netherlands / TRONDHEIM APARTMENT BUILDING, BKark, Norway / BRICK HOUSE, Caruso St John, UK / HOUSE IN ISLINGTON, Prewett Bizley, UK / DUNNE AND RABY HOUSE, Turner Castle, UK / SLOT HOUSE, noroof architects, USA / STUDIO IN PITTSBURGH, Studio D'Arc, USA Suburban DETACHED HOUSE IN ZURNDORF, PPAG Popelka Poduschka Architekten, Austria / LENAERTS-THYS HOUSE, Broekx & Schiepers, Belgium / RODINNA DUM DOLNAi BECVA, Kamil Mrva Architects, Czech Republic / HOUSE IN BODENSEE, Thomas Bendel, Germany / 9X9 HOUSE, Titus Bernhard, Germany / SILENT HOUSE, Takao Shiotsuka Atelier, Japan / PRIVATE HOUSE, Melluzi, ARHIS, Latvia / WOLZAK HOUSE, SeARH, Netherlands / DOGMA HOUSE / VILLA MAARSINGH, Onix Architects, Netherlands / TRIANGLE HOUSE, JVA, Norway / STRAW HOUSE, Felix Jerusalem, Switzerland / HAUS FARADAY, Thomas Jomini Architecture Workshop, Switzerland / SPARROW HOUSE, BBM Architects, UK / GREENWOOD ROAD, Lynch Architects, UK / CORRUGATED HOUSE, Jonathan Tuckey Design, UK / HOUSE IN CAMBRIDGE, Chaewon Kim, USA / C-I HOUSE, Paul Cha, USA / BIG DIG HOUSE, Single Speed Design, USA / ONE WINDOW HOUSE, Touraine + Richmond Architects, USA / STUDIOHOUSE BUSSERACH, Degelo Architekten, Switzerland

ISBN: 9781856696845
ISBN-10: 1856696847
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 18th October 2010
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 25.5  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 1.51
Edition Number: 1