San Francisco modern: interiors, architecture & design
Modernism eschews historical references and ornament in favor of pure forms. In homes and furnishings, this translates into dramatic symmetrical compositions, geometric shapes, and a fondness for open spaces. San Francisco Modern is the first book to survey modernism as it is seen in many magnificent Bay Area residences. Graced with dramatic landscapes and light, San Francisco has inspired some of the world's most creative and influential architects and designers. It has also thoroughly embraced the modern aesthetic. In this richly illustrated tour of some of the Bay Area's most striking homes, author Zahid Sardar unveils 32 premier examples of modernist exteriors and interiors, from apartments on famed Russian Hillto spacious lofts in the funky South of Market district, and from new homes built in Oakland's fire-ravaged hills to stunning houses in the wine country. With a foreword by Mario Botta and an introduction discussing the origins of Bay Area modernism, San Francisco Modern is an impressive sourcebook of contemporary style, one to be embraced by architects and designers as well as home owners looking for inspiration.
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|Full title||san francisco modern interiors architecture and design|
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|Last Indexed||2018-06-25 03:41:13AM|
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|record_details||ils:.b10984781|Book|Books||English|Chronicle Books,|1998.|pages cm.|
|subject_facet||Architecture -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- History -- 20th century, Architecture, Domestic -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area, Interior decoration -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- History -- 20th century|
|title_display||San Francisco modern : interiors, architecture & design|
|title_full||San Francisco modern : interiors, architecture & design / by Zahid Sardar ; photographs by J.D. Peterson ; foreword by Mario Batta|
|title_short||San Francisco modern :|
|title_sub||interiors, architecture & design|
|topic_facet||Architecture, Architecture, Domestic, History, Interior decoration|