First Advisor

Meredith James

Date of Award

6-16-2021

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Graphic Design and University Honors

Department

Graphic Design

Language

English

DOI

10.15760/honors.1070

Abstract

In this paper, I detail the process of creating a book titled The Case Study Houses: A Field Guide, a project meant to fill a gap in the scholarship on the Case Study Houses, one of the most influential architectural programs of the 20th century. I provide an overview of existing scholarship on the program, in addition to its shortcomings, and how my project addresses these by translating that body of work into an approachable, modern, yet no less informational format. My research process involved concatenating various informational sources into one cohesive whole that provides a standardized presentation of facts about the numerous architecturally significant structures that the program spawned, and leveraging Arts & Architecture magazine’s superb photography to bridge the gap between the enthusiast audience of sixty years ago and the enthusiast audience of today.

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Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/35689

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