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  • Hardcover: 116 pages
  • Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition (May 1 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1568983212
  • ISBN-13: 978-1568983219
  • Product Dimensions: 2 x 26.5 x 20.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 748 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,234,271 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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It's a hot Friday in July and we've been driving in circles through the sandy sprawl of Amagansett, somewhere between the primary ocean dunes and the Montauk Highway, where weekend houses are plunked on tiny lots cheek by jowl. Read the first page
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Architect Andrew Geller's quirky and unusual beach houses built in the 1950s and 1960s are profiled in Beach Houses: Andrew Geller, a fine title surveying these whimsical vacation homes. Geller built dozens of houses on modest budgets, along the East Coast: Beach Houses: Andrew Geller combines black and white sketches and photos with color photos and a running discussion of Geller's artistic and practical challenges. An appealing architectural survey.
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I have known Mr. Geller and parts of his family for over 15 years. This book can only begin to explain the genius involved in the designs I have seen. I have stayed in a home of Mr. Geller's design which was absolutely remarkable in its use of open space while still allowing for privacy in a home that at the time was shared by 7 people.
I am thrilled that this book finally gives some long overdue credit to one of the pioneers of modern residential architecture.
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I love this book. It's beautifully illustrated and well written. Certainly a must for anyone interested in modernist architecture second home design!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
A wonderful book about a fantastic architect! May 31 2003
By Greg - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I love this book. It's beautifully illustrated and well written. Certainly a must for anyone interested in modernist architecture second home design!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
A little known pioneer in modern architecture July 3 2003
By R. G. May - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I have known Mr. Geller and parts of his family for over 15 years. This book can only begin to explain the genius involved in the designs I have seen. I have stayed in a home of Mr. Geller's design which was absolutely remarkable in its use of open space while still allowing for privacy in a home that at the time was shared by 7 people.
I am thrilled that this book finally gives some long overdue credit to one of the pioneers of modern residential architecture.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I just love these houses Dec 10 2010
By Macmazing - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I had a hard time to find a book about Andrew Geller houses, I found it on Amazon. I am french and I received it very rapidly. I simply love the houses shown in this book and would like to have one similar one day in my life. Great architect.
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An appealing architectural survey Nov. 13 2003
By Midwest Book Review - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Architect Andrew Geller's quirky and unusual beach houses built in the 1950s and 1960s are profiled in Beach Houses: Andrew Geller, a fine title surveying these whimsical vacation homes. Geller built dozens of houses on modest budgets, along the East Coast: Beach Houses: Andrew Geller combines black and white sketches and photos with color photos and a running discussion of Geller's artistic and practical challenges. An appealing architectural survey.
beach house Nov. 8 2010
By dear - Published on Amazon.com
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good book, arrived on time in good condition allthought it was a bit damaged and it was not mentionned

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