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Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House

by Daniel P. Gregory

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Published by Rizzoli .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual Architect,
  • Architecture / Individual Architect,
  • Architecture

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoe Fletcher (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9647204M
    ISBN 100847830470
    ISBN 109780847830473

      The first house sold easily, for $9, despite the Depression, and Mr. May repeated his success, doing over 50 other houses in San Diego. By the mid's, Mr. May . Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House (Book): Gregory, Daniel Platt: Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took America by storm, and it was Cliff May who was at the heart of the movement. This monograph looks at his brand of casually elegant modernity, his experimental and innovative methods and the influence his architecture has had through the years.

    Cliff May And The Modern Ranch House by Gregory, Daniel P./ Fletcher, Joe (Pht)/ Silver, Joel (Con) A monograph of the informal style of the modern ranch house as reflected in the works of a forefront designer discusses his blending of California's Spanish-Mexican ranchos with cutting-edge technological features. 12, first printing.   From Ranches to Modern Marvels: 7 Classic Cliff May Homes. May's signature style became known as the California ranch house, though May wasn't a licensed architect. Cliff May .

    Cliff May Rancho in Long Beach asking $K. This home is in the Rancho Estates neighborhood of Long Beach that Cliff May—father of the modern ranch—designed between and Simplified some of the design elements and created a new modern architectural style. Among the early notable architects to design the ranch-style home is Cliff May and William Wurster. Cliff May ranch house style is special and popular in the western United States, and is .


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Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House by Daniel P. Gregory Download PDF EPUB FB2

Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took the country by storm, migrating from California to Arizona, and Cliff May was the chief proponent of this style. His long, low designs managed to be both modern and traditional, celebrating a casually elegant, indoor-outdoor lifestyle, and drawing inspiration from California’s Spanish Mexican ranchos while embracing the latest technological Cited by: 1.

Cliff Mays modern homes epitomize the indoor-outdoor lifestyle characteristic of the American Dream, fusing the open plan/open living philosophy with the traditional ranch house.

Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took the country by storm, migrating from California to Arizona, and Cliff May was the chief proponent of this style/5(19). Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took the country by storm, migrating from California to Arizona, and Cliff May was the chief proponent of this style.

His long, low designs managed to be both modern and traditional, celebrating a casually elegant, indoor-outdoor lifestyle, and drawing inspiration from California’s Spanish Mexican ranchos while embracing the latest technological Pages: "Cliff May's modern homes epitomize the indoor-outdoor lifestyle characteristic of the American Dream, fusing the open plan/open living philosophy with the traditional ranch house.

Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took the country by storm, migrating from California to Arizona, and Cliff May was the chief proponent of this style. Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took the country by storm, migrating from California to Arizona, and Cliff May was the chief proponent of this style.

His long, low designs managed to be both modern and traditional, celebrating a casually elegant, indoor-outdoor lifestyle, and drawing inspiration from California’s Spanish Mexican ranchos while embracing the latest technological gadgetry/5(19).

Cliff May’s modern homes epitomize the indoor-outdoor lifestyle characteristic of the American Dream, fusing the open plan/open living philosophy with the traditional ranch house.

Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took the country by storm, migrating from California to Arizona, and Cliff May was the chief proponent of this style.

Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House. Cliff May and the Modern Ranch Housecelebrates May’s work, from the s to his iconic modern ranches of the s and beyond. Four homes in the Long Beach Ranchos are prominently featured.

Highly recommended. Read about Doug and Rochelle's visit to the Cliff May exhibit at UC Santa Barbara. For more on May see the book Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House, by Daniel Gregory (editor of this website), published by Rizzoli in Cliff May was the most famous popularizer of the suburban ranch house, which took the country by storm after World War II and came to embody California living.

- Buy Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House book online at best prices in India on Read Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 8. In the early s Cliff May was designing homes in San Diego and Los Angeles.

Then, and throughout his career, he was building homes for the Southern California climate and for people who wanted to enjoy it. He was a builder and a promoter and he pioneered a style—the California ranch house. While these are not original Cliff May plans — they have been updated for current building codes — they are “Cliff May-inspired” — and that’s important because Cliff May is the father of the modern day ranch house — at least according to Pam’s research.

The entire book features custom homes designed by Cliff May. It also explores the roots and influences of the 20th century ranch house. Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes - Gibbs Smith, Publisher () Colorful photos of ranch homes from San Francisco to Florida.

Many Long Beach Cliff May homes are featured. Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House by Daniel P. Gregory, Joe Fletcher, Joel Silver. Click here for the lowest price. Hardcover, Complete with new color photography by Joe Fletcher, "Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House" celebrates the best of May's work, from his start building homes during the Depression to how he developed his signature style that fueled the public's desire for informal yet modern living in the 's and 's.

Seller Inventory # K Cliff May and the modern ranch house. [Daniel Platt Gregory; Cliff May] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat.

Find items in libraries near you. Cliff May's modern homes epitomize the indoor-outdoor lifestyle characteristic of the American Dream, fusing the open plan/open living philosophy with the traditional ranch house. Starting in the s, the modern ranch house took the country by storm, migrating from California to Arizona, and Cliff May was the chief proponent of this style.

Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House by Daniel P. Gregory, Joe Fletcher, Joel Silver Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description Cliff May's modern homes epitomize the indoor-outdoor lifestyle characteristic of the American Dream, fusing the open plan/open living philosophy with the traditional ranch house.

For the political journalist, see Clifford May. Cliff May (–) was an architect practicing in California best known and remembered for developing the suburban Post-war "dream home" (California Ranch House), and the Mid-century Modern.

Cliff May and the Origins of the Ranch House 3 min read Cliff May was an artist: a saxophone player turned furniture designer who inspired a modern housing movement.

Today I meditate on his style book, Western Ranch Houses. Floor plans, original sketches and renderings are also included, which makes "The Modern Ranch House" a wonderfully diverse and comprehensive retrospective on May. When one realizes that May was never formally trained as an architect, his broad influence is even more amazing/5.

Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House by Daniel P. Gregory. Throughout his busy career in architecture, which stretched from the early s to the s, Cliff May profited from and contributed to the ebullient spirit of the post-World War II era In California, his native state.A few years after Cliff May started winning his reputation by designing ranch houses, he came upon the book 'House of Tomorrow: America's First Glass House.' He was not impressed.

The book included "the most sad-looking group of houses you ever saw," May told oral historian Marlene Laskey in Buy Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House 01 by Daniel Gregory (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.