– A selection of the 150 most beautiful architectural icons, with homes by Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles and Ray Eames, Le Corbusier, and others- The ultimate ‘architecture bucket list’ and the sequel to the successful 150 Bars You Need to Visit Before You Die, ISBN 9789401449120; 150 Restaurants You Need to Visit Before You Die, ISBN 9789401454421; and 150 Hotels You Need to Visit Before You Die, ISBN 9789401458061″It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such a good time doing what they are supposed to do.” – Charles Eames on architecture. “A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” – Frank Lloyd Wright on architecture. Architectural travel is on the rise. With this book you not only have a reference book of 150 of the world’s most iconic private homes, but also a bucket list to plan your next country or city trip. These homes are unique, either because of the aesthetics of the interiors, the construction, or the sophisticated design. This is the ultimate architecture travel wish list. For each house, the authors provide a lively description of the building and its owners, in addition to the specifics of architect, date, and location. 150 Iconic Houses You Need to Visit Before You Die is the ultimate ‘architecture bucket list’ and the sequel to the successful 150 Bars You Need to Visit before You Die, 150 Restaurants You Need to Visit Before You Die and 150 Hotels You Need to Visit before You Die.
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Thijs Demeulemeester is a Belgian lifestyle journalist who specializes in interior design, contemporary art and architecture. Jacinthe Gigou is director of Arkadia (Brussels, Belgium), and organizes private tours in the most iconic buildings of her city. She is an art historian with a specialization in Cultural Management.