Frank Lloyd Wright

  • Title: Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Author: Peter Gossel Peter Gossel Gabriele Leuthauser
  • ISBN: 9783822860557
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Frank Lloyd Wright The Wright stuff The definitive publication on America s greatest architectFrank Lloyd Wright is widely considered to be the greatest American architect of all time indeed his work virtuall
    The Wright stuff The definitive publication on America s greatest architectFrank Lloyd Wright 1867 1959 is widely considered to be the greatest American architect of all time indeed, his work virtually ushered in the modern era and remains highly influential today His wide ranging and paradigm shifting oeuvre is the subject of TASCHEN s three volume monograph that covThe Wright stuff The definitive publication on America s greatest architectFrank Lloyd Wright 1867 1959 is widely considered to be the greatest American architect of all time indeed, his work virtually ushered in the modern era and remains highly influential today His wide ranging and paradigm shifting oeuvre is the subject of TASCHEN s three volume monograph that covers all of his designs numbering approximately 1100 , both realized and unrealized.Made in cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives in Taliesin, Arizona, this collection leaves no stone unturned in examining and paying tribute to Wright s life and work From his early Prairie Houses typified by the Robie House to the Usonian concept home and progressive living architecture buildings to late projects like the spiral Guggenheim Museum in New York and the development of his fantastic vision of a better tomorrow via his concept of the living city, all of the phases of Wright s career are painstakingly described and illustrated herein.Volume 1 covers the early Chicago years and the Prairie Houses, the period which provoked a profound influence on European architects Wright s architectural work during these early years was mostly residential, as it would be throughout his career, and from his earliest work, Frank Lloyd Wright demonstrated a knowledge of and respect for natural materials In the ten years between 1896 and 1906 he developed and perfected the so called prairie house Wright believed the architect should have complete charge of architectural design, and for him this meant interior furnishings as well as exterior landscape The 1908 Avery Coonley residence, the administration building for the Larkin Soap Company 1903 1905 , and the Unity Temple 1905 are examples of major works from the period.Text in English, French, and German

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    1. When I was very young architecture was my leading likely career path. I loved to draw buildings and skyscrapers and floor plans. I even liked drawing city layouts and skylines. So in either the third or fourth grade, Wright was the subject of one of my first essay assignments. I can't remember which book I read to research the piece, but I'm sure it was geared to young readers and very heroic, because my report said nothing about Wright's inflated ego and arrogance or made much fuss about his co [...]

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    2. A general overview of Wright's work with few interesting facts. It also seems like the pictures chosen to be published do not really do the justice to the buildings themselves.

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    3. 720.92 P526 2003

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    4. Well documented and illustrated book on Frank Lloyd Wright in America.

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    5. not a good book if u want to get to know the philosophy of wright's design it's a good book if your interested in architecture as a hobby not your job.

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    6. Very insteresting to see how the mind of a man and an creative architect creates fabulous structures.

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