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About the Author

Jim Olson established his firm in Seattle in 1966. Since that time the office has grown into a diverse practice with an international reputation as Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen, winner of the 2009 AIA Firm Award. Olson is the recipient of the 2007 Seattle AIA Medal of Honor. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States and in Canada and Mexico on the relationship of art and architecture.

Michael Webb writes on architecture, design, and travel. He is the author of twenty-six books, most recently Modernist Paradise: Niemeyer House, Boyd Collection and Venice, CA: Art + Architecture in a Maverick Community. Previous titles include: Art/Invention/House, Adventurous Wine Architecture, Brave New Houses: Adventures in Southern California Living, and Modernism Reborn: Mid-Century Modern American Houses. Webb contributes regularly to the Architectural Review, Architects Newspaper, Mark, and The Plan, and he also writes for the New York Times, Town & Country, and World of Interiors. He was born and educated in England.

Table of Contents

Preface | Jim Olson

Introduction | Michael Webb

Olson Cabin

Desert House

Zen House

Lake House

Birdwatchers' House

Modern Antebellum House

An American Place

House of Light

Glass Farmhouse

Transparent Loft

City Apartment

Decorative Arts House

Hong Kong Villa

Olson Apartment

About Jim Olson

Project Credits

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580932523
Author:
Olson, Jim
Publisher:
Monacelli Press
Introduction by:
Webb, Michael
Introduction:
Webb, Michael
Author:
Webb, Michael
Author:
Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen
Author:
Introduction by Michael Webb
Subject:
Individual Architects & Firms - General
Subject:
History - Contemporary (1945- )
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Subject:
Olson, Jim
Subject:
Individual Architects & Firms - Monographs
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
Individual Architect
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 COLOR
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
12.4 x 9.3 x 0.95 in 3.9 lb

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