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Truth against the world : Frank Lloyd Wright speaks for an organic architecture

Author: Frank Lloyd Wright; Patrick Joseph Meehan
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a unique and comprehensive collection of the significant speeches of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
Truth against the world.
New York : Wiley, ©1987
(OCoLC)572206856
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lloyd Wright; Patrick Joseph Meehan
ISBN: 0471845094 9780471845096
OCLC Number: 14130399
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Description: xiii, 473 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1: Introduction: The beginnings of truth: a talk with Mary Margaret McBride --
This is American architecture --
The architect --
2: Organic architecture and some elements --
Organic architecture --
Ornamentation --
Hardware --
3: The machine and architectural production --
The art and craft of the machine --
The American system ready-cut house --
The preassembled house --
The Marshall Erdman prefabricated houses --
On production --
4: In the cause of improving the human condition --
An adventure in the realm of the human spirit --
Quality and the vision of the superior human building --
Building for the sick --
Architecture of the dead for the living --
5: Honors, awards, and medals --
The gold medal of the American Institute of architects --
The gold medal for architecture of the National Institute of Arts and Letters --
The Frank P. Brown medal of the Franklin Institute --
To the students of London's architectural association --
6: The truth about education --
Education and art in behalf of life --
To Princeton: mimic no more --
Progress in architectural education --
7: Democracy --
Building a democracy --
The arts and industry in a democratic economy --
Architecture in a democracy --
8: Broadacre city --
A new freedom for living in America --
Mr. Wright talks on Broadacre City in Ludwig Mies van der Rohe --
9: The architecture of a free democratic government --
Government and architecture --
Building for local government: the Marin county civic center --
A national cultural center.
Responsibility: edited with introductions by Patrick J. Meehan.

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