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Frank Lloyd Wright : essential texts

Author: Frank Lloyd Wright; Robert C Twombly
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The most influential, provocative, and enduring writings of the American master are gathered in this anthology. Twenty-one carefully chosen selections from Wright's extensive literary output span the important period between 1900 and the late 1930s, when the architect exerted a powerful influence on the developing modern movement. A concise biography, explanatory head notes, and a short annotated bibliography make  Read more...
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Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lloyd Wright; Robert C Twombly
ISBN: 9780393732610 0393732614
OCLC Number: 263147035
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The architect (1900) --
The art and craft of the machine (1901) --
The new Larkin Administration Building (1906) --
In the cause of architecture (1908) --
Ethics of ornament (1909) --
Studies and executed buildings (1910) --
The Japanese print: an interpretation (1912) --
In the cause of architecture: second paper (1914) --
The American system of house building (1916) --
In the cause of architecture: the new Imperial Hotel, Tokio, Frank Lloyd Wright, architect (1923) --
Louis Sullivan (1924) --
The international style (1928-32) --
Broadacre City: a new community plan (1935) --
The usonian house (1932-38) --
Acceptance speech of Frank Lloyd Wright (1949).
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Twombly.

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Spanning the period between 1900 and the late 1930s, this book presents twenty-one of the most influential, provocative and enduring writings of an American master. It includes a concise biography,  Read more...

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