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The architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright

Author: Neil Levine
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 1996.
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Presents a study of the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, beginning with his work in Oak Park in the late 1880s and culminating in the construction of the Guggenheim museum in New York and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Levine
ISBN: 0691033714 9780691033716 0691027455 9780691027456
OCLC Number: 185424757
Awards: Winner of AAP/Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards: Architecture and Urban Planning 1996
Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1996
Description: xix, 524 s. : illustrations (vissa i färg)
Contents: Preface and AcknowledgmentsIntroductionCh. IBeginnings of the Prairie House1Ch. IIAbstraction and Analysis in the Architecture of the Oak Park Years23Ch. IIIVoluntary Exile in Fiesole59Ch. IVThe Story of Taliesin75Ch. VBuilding against Nature on the Pacific Rim113Ch. VIFrom Los Angeles to Lake Tahoe and Death Valley149Ch. VIIWriting An Autobiography, Reading the Arizona Desert191Ch. VIIIThe Temporal Dimension of Fallingwater217Ch. IXThe Traces of Prehistory at Taliesin West255Ch. XThe Guggenheim Museum's Logic of Inversion299Ch. XISigns of Identity in an Increasingly One-Dimensional World365Conclusion: Wright and His/story419Notes435Bibliographical Note505List of Illustrations507Index515
Responsibility: Neil Levine.
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