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Mobile Homes by Famous Architects
Steve Schaecher
List: 
17.95
HalfCourt Price: 
9.00
Publisher: 
Pomegranate
Publishing date: 
2002
ISBN: 
9780764920240
Edition: 
Hardcover
Book Description: 

Once again, as he did in his groundbreaking Outhouses by Famous Architects, Steve Schaecher pays homage to a cultural icon: the mobile home. With erudite text, he describes the history of moveable homes, from the time of the ancient Egyptians to today's travel-bound tourists. In all, Schaecher treats us to twenty-nine architectural creations. He has all the greats here, with homes "by" Wright, Pei, Mies van der Rohe, Greene and Greene, Le Corbusier, Graves, and more.

Steve Schaecher, a practicing architect, is attracted to the whimsical side of his profession. He believes that architecture is becoming a lost art, diminished by the fast pace of technological change and the lawsuit-conscious construction industry. His focus is on entertaining the masses while also providing some education about the field.