Frank Lloyd Wright: Master Builder

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This book presents twenty-five of the most renowned and significant buildings of America's premier architect, from his early Prairie work in Oak Park, Illinois, in the 1890s to his daring creations of the 1940s and 1950s. Published in association with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, this superbly illustrated volume features previously unpublished photographs for which renowned architectural photographers Michael Freeman and Paul Rocheleau gained unprecedented access to some of Wright's masterworks. The book ...
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Overview

This book presents twenty-five of the most renowned and significant buildings of America's premier architect, from his early Prairie work in Oak Park, Illinois, in the 1890s to his daring creations of the 1940s and 1950s. Published in association with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, this superbly illustrated volume features previously unpublished photographs for which renowned architectural photographers Michael Freeman and Paul Rocheleau gained unprecedented access to some of Wright's masterworks. The book examines in unsurpassed detail a selection of Wright's architecture that covers the phenomenal range of his work, including such internationally famous buildings as the Home and Studio in Oak Park, Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona, Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, as well as several lesser-known residences such as the Auldbrass Plantation in South Carolina and the Kenneth Laurent house in Rockford, Illinois. The works featured here are succinctly documented by one of Wright's former apprentices, with text that details the development and execution of each commission. Also included throughout is a selection of Wright's extensive writings, unpublished talks, and private letters.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789300980
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: Universe Architecture Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 689,743
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.78 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2001

    A SUPERB DISPLAY OF A MASTER ARCHITECT'S WORK

    This is truly one of the most outstanding books on frank lloyd wright that i have ever been priveleged to read. The amazing photographs of this master's work will make your jaw drop. My only qualm is that blueprints or pictures of them were not included.

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