Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes

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Gibbs Smith #ad - From updated homes with high-end italian kitchens, atomic ranch presents twenty-five homes showcasing inspiring examples of stylish living through beautiful color photographs, and modern furniture to affordable homeowner renovations with eclectic thrift-store furnishings, design-tip sidebars, terrazzo floors, including before and after shots, and a thorough resource index.

Atomic ranch reveals: hallmarks of the ranch style inspiring original ranch homes Ranch house transformations and makeovers Preservation of mid-century neighborhoods Adding personality to a ranch home Yards and landscaping Plus, a helpful resource section and index! Atomic ranch is an in-depth exploration of post-World War II residential architecture in America.

Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes #ad - Authors michelle gringeri-brown and jim brown, split-level, founders and publishers of the popular quarterly Atomic Ranch magazine, open floor plans, rambler home and its many unique qualities: private front facades, secluded bedroom wings, extol the virtues of the tract, walls of glass, and an easy-living lifestyle.

Mid-century ranches 1946-1970 range from the decidedly modern gable-roofed Joseph Eichler tracts in the San Francisco Bay area and butterfly wing houses in Palm Springs, Florida, to the unassuming brick or stucco L-shaped ranches and split-levels so common throughout the United States.

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Atomic Ranch Midcentury Interiors

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Atomic ranch midcentury interiors showcases the virtues of the popular and ubiquitous ranch houses that sprang up across the country following World War II. They are the authors of atomic ranch: design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes and live in Portland, Oregon, in a 1952 brick ranch. Writer michelle gringeri-brown and photographer Jim Brown publish the quarterly magazine Atomic Ranch, which features ranch homes built all across America.

The homeowners’ stories explain why these rooms work, and provide you with resources and ideas for everything from garage doors to the art on the wall. Tips are shared on color, flooring, furniture arrangements, window coverings, and how off-the-shelf components can be turned into custom features. It features the exceptional interiors of eight houses, discusses successes and challenges, and shows how to live stylishly.

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Mid-Century Modern: Interiors, Furniture, Design Details Conran Octopus Interiors

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Conran #ad - Case studies examine beautiful present-day homes that exhibit mid-century style in an exemplary way, and suggest ideas for taking the 1950’s look—complete with collector's pieces—and mixing and matching it with elements from other eras. Mid-century modern explores the interior decor of this seminal decade, concentrating on all aspects of a home's decoration—walls, surfaces, lighting, of course, flooring, and, furniture.

Never had homes been so thoroughly contemporary, with antiques and period styles entirely banished. Conran. The 1950’s house was a scientific triumph, designed in a laboratory and tested on inhabitants of all ages before being built for the masses.

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Case Study Houses Basic Art Series 2.0

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TASCHEN #ad - Quincy jones, and Ralph Rapson. Sponsored by arts & architecture magazine, the program sought to respond to the postwar building boom with prototype modern homes that could be both easily replicated and readily affordable to the average American. Concentrated on the los angeles area, the case study houses included 36 model homes commissioned from such major architects of the day as Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, Pierre Koenig, Eero Saarinen, Craig Ellwood, Raphael Soriano, A.

Modernism to the masses: pioneering designs for affordable postwar homesThe Case Study House program 1945–1966 was a unique event in the history of American architecture. This compact guide includes all of the case Study Houses with over 150 photos and plans, as well as a map showing locations of all sites, including those that no longer exist.

Case Study Houses Basic Art Series 2.0 #ad - About the series:each book in taschen’s basic architecture series features: an introduction to the life and work of the architect the major works in chronological order information about the clients, architectural preconditions as well as construction problems and resolutions a list of all the selected works and a map indicating the locations of the best and most famous buildings approximately 120 illustrations photographs, sketches, drafts and plans Conran.

Case Study Houses. Their criteria included “using, as far as is practicable, many war-born techniques and materials best suited to the expression of man’s life in the modern world. The results of the program would redefine the modern home and extend influence not only across the United States but around the world.

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Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream

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Gibbs Smith #ad - He is currently a designer at the San Francisco firm of Hornberger + Worstell, Inc. This book captures and illustrates that legacy with impressive detail, engaging history, firsthand recollections about Eichler and his vision, and 250 photographs of Eichler homes in their prime. He lives in Kensington, California.

He was known for his innovations, including "built-ins" for streamlined kitchen work, for introducing a multipurpose room adjacent to the kitchen, and for the classic atrium that melded the indoors with the outdoors. Eichler's work left a legacy of design integrity and set standards for housing developers that remain unparalleled in the history of American building.

Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream #ad - Case Study Houses. The homes that eichler built were modern in concept and expression, and yet comfortable for living. Conran. Paul adamson, aia, holds a master of Architecture degree from Columbia University and has practiced in New York and San Francisco. 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 1950s.

For nearly twenty years, Eichler Homes built thousands of dwellings in California, acquiring national and international acclaim. Eichler: 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.

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Atomic Ranch

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Engaged Media #ad - Conran. Looking for affordable solutions and resources for stylish living? Check out Atomic Ranch: the magazine for the rest of us. Atomic ranch is a magazine devoted to postwar 1948-1970s ranch houses and modernist tract homes that features cool renovations, interior design and landscaping. Case Study Houses.

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The Midcentury Modern Landscape

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Case Study Houses. Used book in Good Condition. Conran. Ethne clarke is an award-winning journalist, former garden editor of Traditional Home, and contributing editor for House & Garden. The midcentury modern landscape is a fresh guide for those seeking bold approaches to redefine their outdoor space, or wishing to learn more about the history of mid century modern aesthetics.

. Well-known as the author of a number of best-selling books on practical gardening, De Montfort University, she holds a Master of Philosophy from the faculty of Fine Art, design and landscape history, England. The midcentury modern landscape explores the origins of midcentury modern garden design for the home, revealing how designers at the time blurred the divisions between indoors and outdoors, creating gardens that were for living, a style that went on to inspire contemporary gardens around the world.

The Midcentury Modern Landscape #ad - Her research has involved a close study of architectural history between the Arts and Crafts period and early Modernism, and this has been a guiding influence on the renovation of her house and garden in Colorado―a small midcentury modern ranch built in 1958.

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William Krisel's Palm Springs: The Language of Modernism

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Chris menrad,  a southern california native, was drawn to Palm Springs in 1999 by its abundance of modernist architecture. Case Study Houses. Krisel's architectural drawings and renderings, highlight examples of his custom homes, mass-produced housing, as well as many archival photographs, and recreational facilities in Palm Springs and rest of the Coachella Valley.

Heidi creighton is a midcentury modern enthusiast, collector, writer, and researcher. Used book in Good Condition. Gibbs Smith. He lives in a krisel designed home, which was the first Palm Springs' Class One historicKrisel/Alexander built house. Conran. He is a founding board member of the palm springs Modern Committee, an organization dedicated to the preservation of Desert Modern architectureand a real estate agent specializing in architectural properties in the Coachella Valley.

William Krisel's Palm Springs: The Language of Modernism #ad - This first major monograph chronicling the work and architectural philosophy of William Krisel features examples and insights from Krisel's own papers, culled from his personal collection as well as the extensive archives of the Getty Research Institute. In 2012, she purchased a palm Springs home designed by William Krisel in 1957.

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Unseen Midcentury Desert Modern

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Gibbs Smith. The result is this rich photographic collection of largely unseen examples of desert modern architecture. Case Study Houses. Conran. Gibbs Smith. He also owns the graphic design business Design Lab 2. Daniel chavkin is a photographer who lives and works in Palm Springs and Los Angeles. In 2008, daniel chavkin began photographing some of the more discreet and off-the-beaten-path midcentury modern homes and buildings in the Palm Springs area.

He began his career shooting celebrity portraits, but his passion is for midcentury modern architecture―and especially the desert modernism of Palm Springs. Used book in Good Condition. His love of modernism was forged while studying at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. These included secret gems created by such famous modernist architects as William Cody and John Porter Clark, as well as others by relatively lesser-known designers.

Unseen Midcentury Desert Modern #ad - Many of the buildings shown herein are not easily accessible by, or in some cases completely off-limits to, the general public, so the photographs in this book may be the only opportunity for midcentury aficionados to ever see some of these buildings.

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Eichler Homes: Design for Living

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Chronicle Books #ad - Woodbridge and an essay by eichler's son ned, Eichler Homes tells the poignant story of a unique post-war business, and of a singular vision and unforgettable legacy that continue to inspire architects and designers around the world. Conran. With over 100 full-color photographs of the homes' various models, as well as an introduction by architectural expert Sally B.

More than a modern-day success story, Joseph Eichler changed the face of American architecture by creating the ultimate, affordable family home. Case Study Houses. Now, once a quintessential symbol of the american Dream, nearly 50 years after the phenomenon of the Eichler home, this beautifully illustrated volume chronicles both the success and ultimate demise of a legendary company.

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Ranches: Design Ideas for Renovating, Remodeling, and Building New Updating Classic America

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Taunton Press #ad - Featuring more than 20 examples of updated homes and new ranches, the book is illustrated with inspiring original color photography and before and after floor plans. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed!100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Case Study Houses. The ranch can be found everywhere on both coasts and in Americas heartland too.

In this book youll discover: a wealth of successful design solutions to problems faced by the millions of people who own or build ranch-style homes options for a variety of budgets, styles and sizes a history and overview of the form as well as a glossary of typical design elements/details for people who want to restore their homes Conran.

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