PhD in Architecture

The Problem of the House: French Domestic Life and the Rise of Modern Architecture

Alex Thomas Anderson
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006

Explores a group of like-minded designers in France, the architects-decorateurs, who also committed themselves to designing and equipping the modern house. This title traces the development of these ideas in France from the Salons d'Automne displays of 1900 through the post-World War I period. It is of interest to art and architectural historians.

PhD Dissertation title: Modern Architecture and the Commonplace
Completed: 1997
Supervisor: David Leatherbarrow