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"May be the best book on Wright ever written, with the exception of the master's own incomparable autobiography." — New York Times Book Review. This insightful study explores the principles of Wright's architectural philosophy, ideals, and methods. Includes over 120 photos, plans, and illustrations of Robie House, Fallingwater, Taliesin, and other masterworks.

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An original book from the great reprint house. Details Wright's artistic origins, development, principles. Includes many photos of his lovely houses, a few of grotesque institutional horrors.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

What inspired the innovative architectural designs of Frank Lloyd Wright? How did his architecture evolve? Why will the formative principles always be valid? The answers to these and other questions about Wright's architectural philosophy, ideals, and methods can be found in this superb treatment by Donald Hoffmann, enhanced with 127 photos, plans, and illustrations.

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ISBN:
9780486283647
Author:
Hoffmann, Donald
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Hoffmann
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
Individual Architect
Subject:
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Subject:
Wright, frank lloyd, 1869-1959
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Individual Architects & Firms - General
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Architecture-United States General
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Architecture
Series Volume:
no. 93-12
Publication Date:
19950331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.75 x 9.25 in 0.94 lb

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"Synopsis" by , What inspired the innovative architectural designs of Frank Lloyd Wright? How did his architecture evolve? Why will the formative principles always be valid? The answers to these and other questions about Wright's architectural philosophy, ideals, and methods can be found in this superb treatment by Donald Hoffmann, enhanced with 127 photos, plans, and illustrations.
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