Schindler House by Kathryn Smith

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Published by Hennessey + Ingalls in Santa Monica .

Written in English

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  • Schindler, R. M. -- 1887-1953 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Schindler, R. M. -- 1887-1953 -- Homes and haunts -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd, -- 1867-1959 -- Influence,
  • Schindler House (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • Modern movement (Architecture) -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

Edition Notes

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StatementKathryn Smith ; new photography by Grant Mudford.
ContributionsMudford, Grant, 1944-
LC ClassificationsNA7238.L6 S633 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23972648M
ISBN 109780940512504
LC Control Number2009050876

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