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Publisher Comments:

Organic form was Frank Lloyd Wright's credo, and its most splendid embodiment is Fallingwater, designed and built for the Pittsburgh merchant Edgar Kaufmann in the 1930s. The private dwelling, which juts directly over a waterfall at Bear Run in western Pennsylvania, is the boldest and most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years.

This volume is a total revision—both in text and illustrations—of the standard document of Fallingwater. With the opening of the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives, valuable new material has come to light that has provided the basis for this completely rewritten and expanded account. The new material has enabled the author, Wright expert Donald Hoffmann, to tell a more comprehensive, vivid, and authentic story. This book is the complete record of the birth, growth, and maturity of an architectural masterpiece. It documents in special detail Fallingwater's architectural innovations: its cantilevered construction, its ingenious integration with a majestic waterfall, the cascading staircases, organic use of ornament, and the problematic but ultimately triumphant use of reinforced concrete.

Preliminary drawings, sketches, and plans show the early phases of the project. Over 100 photographs depict in both panoramic and intimate detail Fallingwater's site, every phase of its construction, and its distinctive interior and exterior detailing. The superb text tells the story in full, from the earliest notions of the project, through heated confrontations over issues of aesthetics and structure, to its completion. In every aspect, this carefully researched book offers readers an extremely rare insider's view of how a landmark of American architecture came into being. "Fascinating."—The New York Times.

Book News Annotation:

New edition of a fine account of Wright's most famous house. Covers site maps, planning, construction and finishing. A fine production at a minimal price.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material. "Fascinating." — The New York Times. 116 illustrations.

Synopsis:

A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material. "Fascinating." — The New York Times. 116 illustrations.

Synopsis:

A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material. "Fascinating."-- "The New York Times." 116 illus.

Synopsis:

A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material from the recently opened Frank Lloyd Wright Archives, the book gives special emphasis to Fallingwater's architectural innovations. "Fascinating." — The New York Times. 116 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486274300
Designed:
Kaufmann, Edgar
Author:
Kaufmann, Edgar
Designed by:
Kaufmann, Edgar
Designed:
Kaufmann, Edgar
Author:
Hoffmann, Donald
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
Individual Architect
Subject:
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Subject:
Wright, frank lloyd, 1869-1959
Subject:
Kauffman family
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Residential
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Individual Architects & Firms - General
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Homes and haunts
Subject:
Fallingwater (Pa.)
Subject:
Architecture-United States General
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Revised
Series:
Dover Architecture
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19930731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.75 x 9.25 in 1 lb

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A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material. "Fascinating." — The New York Times. 116 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material. "Fascinating." — The New York Times. 116 illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material. "Fascinating."-- "The New York Times." 116 illus.

"Synopsis" by ,
A total revision of the standard document on Fallingwater, the boldest, most personal architectural statement of Wright's mature years. Updated with valuable new material from the recently opened Frank Lloyd Wright Archives, the book gives special emphasis to Fallingwater's architectural innovations. "Fascinating." — The New York Times. 116 illustrations.

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