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Mid-Century Modern Design: Architecture

Some Mid-Century Modern Architects

Alvar Aalto
Frank Gehry
Pierre Koenig
Richard Neutra
Oscar Niemeyer
Gio Ponti
Eero Saarinen
Frank Lloyd Wright

Iconic Mid-Century Modern Architectural Design

Faibyshev, Dolly. Palm Springs: Mid-Century Modern. NA7238 P24 F35 2010.

Frank Gehry, Architect. NA737 G44 A4 2001.

Hess, Alan. Frank Lloyd Wright: Mid-Century Modern. NA737 W7 H468 2007.

Jetsonen, Jari, and Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen. Alvar Aalto Houses. Also available in print, NA1455 F5 A2435 2011.

Longstreth, Richard. Looking Beyond the Icons: Midcentury Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism. NA712.5 M63 L66 2015.

McCarter, Robert. Twentieth-Century Houses: Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater, Alvar Aalto, Villa Mairea, Charles and Ray Eames, Eames House. NA680 M33 1999.

Mitchell/Giurgola Architects. Boomer Buildings: Mid-Century Architecture Reborn. TH3401 M58 2005.

Nelson, George. Tomorrow's House: How to Plan Your Post-War Home Now. 1945. NA721 N5.

Rapaport, Richard. California Moderne and the Mid-Century Dream: The Architecture of Edward H. Fickett. NA737 F48 R37 2014.

Ray, Nicholas. Alvar Aalto. NA1455 F53 A26 2005.

Saarinen, Aline B., ed. Eero Saarinen on His Work: A Selection of Buildings Dating from 1947 to 1964 with Statements by the Architect. 1962.  Oversized NA737 S28 S2.

Serraino, Pierluigi. Eero Saarinen, 1910-1961: A Structural Expressionist. NA737 S28 S66 2005.

Steele, James. Contemporary California Houses: Frank Gehry, Schnabel House, Eric Owen Moss, Lawson-Weston House, Franklin D. Isreal, Drager House. NA7110 S84 1999.

Webb, MIchael. Modernism Reborn: Mid-Century American Houses. NA7208 W44 2001.

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