Googie: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture

Googie: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture❰Reading❯ ➹ Googie: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture Author Alan Hess – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk The euphoria about the future that followed World War II permeated the outlooks of architects, who, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright and with ready access to remarkable new construction material and b The euphoria about the future Coffee Shop PDF ´ that followed World War II permeated the outlooks of architects, who, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright and with ready access to remarkable new construction material and building techniques spawned by the war technologies, faced the intriguing prospect of redesigning Googie: Fifties MOBI :¿ the post war world Initially the futuristic designs were outrageous, and detractors labeled these structures the Googie School of Architecture after a particularly outlandish coffee shop in Los Angeles Googie would seem far from outlandish today as those once controversial design elements have become commonplace Fifties Coffee Shop Kindle Ó in both commercial and residential architecture Author Alan Hess traces the evolution of these early post war designs in a lively yet learned essay profusely illustrated with both color and black and white photography Googie Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture is a nostalgic trip back to the Fifties and a look forward at the architectural future. Something about the style of automobiles, architecture and signage of the late 50 s and 1960 s calls out to those seeking a bit of nostalgia from a less complicated time For those seeking adventure in the slightly tamer wild west of Vegas and southern California the new Googie style could be found in the cars that took them there and the diners, coffee shops and motels which kept them there Googie is a style which incorporated the modern, the geometric and space age design which kids of the ba Something about the style of automobiles, architecture and signage of the late 50 s and 1960 s calls out to those seeking a bit of nostalgia from a less complicated time For those seeking adventure in the slightly tamer wild west of Vegas and southern California the new Googie style could be found in the cars that took them there and the diners, coffee shops and motels which kept them there Googie is a style which incorporated the modern, the geometric and space age design which kids of the baby boomer generation and their parents know well Although, this book offered much the same information as Addicted to Americana, it did so in a less entertaining fashion Googie describes an architectural style that used shapes and forms to draw attention to the building as a statement about the services it offered Tied to 20th century ideas of capitalism and consumption it developed alongside the automobile as North Americans becamemobile and it was necessary to attract customers whizzing along a highway The book is a look at how the style evolved over time and a testament to buildings that have since been demolished. Well researched book but the font choice is rather unhelpful for reading Small Bodoni on a white paper is hell for the eyes. I visited Palm Springs, California last year for a friend s wedding, and have had a long distance affair with Googie architecture since It is distinctly and proudly California, and rankes against common sense It is also charming, reminiscent of the optimism of the jet age You still see it expressed in newer buildings, but the real gems are the relics left over from the 50 s and 60 s that still dot the state, with special concentrations in Palm Springs and Los Angeles Hess book is an informa I visited Palm Springs, California last year for a friend s wedding, and have had a long distance affair with Googie architecture since It is distinctly and proudly California, and rankes against common sense It is also charming, reminiscent of the optimism of the jet age You still see it expressed in newer buildings, but the real gems are the relics left over from the 50 s and 60 s that still dot the state, with special concentrations in Palm Springs and Los Angeles Hess book is an informative, succinct and poetic introduction to the roots and character of Googie architecture My only complaint is the typsetting and page design Some of the text shares the same color as the picture its printed on, ruining the reading experience and spoiling the photograph Hess next book looks like it focused on improving the page design I look forward to reading it as a follow up to this volume It wasspecific than what I was looking for, but had great information and examples.

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    Googie: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture ePUB ☆ the Fifties and a look forward at the architectural future. Something about the style of automobiles, architecture and signage of the late 50 s and 1960 s calls out to those seeking a bit of nostalgia from a less complicated time For those seeking adventure in the slightly tamer wild west of Vegas and southern California the new Googie style could be found in the cars that took them there and the diners, coffee shops and motels which kept them there Googie is a style which incorporated the modern, the geometric and space age design which kids of the ba Something about the style of automobiles, architecture and signage of the late 50 s and 1960 s calls out to those seeking a bit of nostalgia from a less complicated time For those seeking adventure in the slightly tamer wild west of Vegas and southern California the new Googie style could be found in the cars that took them there and the diners, coffee shops and motels which kept them there Googie is a style which incorporated the modern, the geometric and space age design which kids of the baby boomer generation and their parents know well Although, this book offered much the same information as Addicted to Americana, it did so in a less entertaining fashion Googie describes an architectural style that used shapes and forms to draw attention to the building as a statement about the services it offered Tied to 20th century ideas of capitalism and consumption it developed alongside the automobile as North Americans becamemobile and it was necessary to attract customers whizzing along a highway The book is a look at how the style evolved over time and a testament to buildings that have since been demolished. Well researched book but the font choice is rather unhelpful for reading Small Bodoni on a white paper is hell for the eyes. I visited Palm Springs, California last year for a friend s wedding, and have had a long distance affair with Googie architecture since It is distinctly and proudly California, and rankes against common sense It is also charming, reminiscent of the optimism of the jet age You still see it expressed in newer buildings, but the real gems are the relics left over from the 50 s and 60 s that still dot the state, with special concentrations in Palm Springs and Los Angeles Hess book is an informa I visited Palm Springs, California last year for a friend s wedding, and have had a long distance affair with Googie architecture since It is distinctly and proudly California, and rankes against common sense It is also charming, reminiscent of the optimism of the jet age You still see it expressed in newer buildings, but the real gems are the relics left over from the 50 s and 60 s that still dot the state, with special concentrations in Palm Springs and Los Angeles Hess book is an informative, succinct and poetic introduction to the roots and character of Googie architecture My only complaint is the typsetting and page design Some of the text shares the same color as the picture its printed on, ruining the reading experience and spoiling the photograph Hess next book looks like it focused on improving the page design I look forward to reading it as a follow up to this volume It wasspecific than what I was looking for, but had great information and examples. "/>
  • Paperback
  • 144 pages
  • Googie: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture
  • Alan Hess
  • English
  • 20 January 2017
  • 0877013349