Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

The Houses

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
For the first time, all 289 of Frank Lloyd Wright's extant houses are shown together in a collection of exquisite color photographs that provides a definitive catalog of Wright's homes. 12,500 first printing.

Book News
The scope encompasses all of Wright's residential work in America from the 1890s through the 20th century, which makes this abundantly illustrated oversize volume (11.25x11.25") a necessary addition to any architecture or design collection. One hundred of Wright's most important houses are thoroughly showcased with full-page interior and exterior photos, plans, and text. Contributed essays explore Wrights' development, the Prairie Style, his relations with Schindler and Neutra, the complexity and contradictions in his work, and utopian themes. A chronology of Wright houses helps chronicle the evolution of his style. Photos are by Alan Weintraub; principal text is by author Alan Hess; and contributors include Wright scholars and architecture historians, among them: Kenneth Frampton, Thomas S. Hines, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, Kathryn Smith, Margo Stipe, and Eric Lloyd Wright. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Frank Lloyd Wright is not only synonymous with architecture, his name is also synonymous with the American house in the twentieth century. In particular, his residential work has been the subject of continuing interest and controversy. Wright's Fallingwater (1935), the seminal masterpiece perched over a waterfall deep in the Pennsylvania highlands, is perhaps the best-known private house in the history of the world. In fact, Wright's houses-from his Prairie style Robie House (1906) in Chicago, to the Storer (1923) and Freeman (1923) houses in Los Angeles, and Taliesen West (1937) in the Arizona desert-are all touchstones of modern architecture. For the first time, all 289 extant houses are shown here in exquisite color photographs. Along with Weintraub's stunning photos and a selection of floor plans and archival images, the book includes text and essays by several leading Wright scholars. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses is an event of great importance and a major contribution to the literature on this titan of modern architecture.

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& Taylor

For the first time, all 289 of Frank Lloyd Wright's extant houses are shown together in a collection of color photographs that provides a definitive catalog of Wright's homes.

Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2005
ISBN: 9780847827367
0847827364
Branch Call Number: 728.6 WRI HE
Characteristics: 541 p. : col. ill., plans ; 29 cm

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