Frank Lloyd Wright: Between Principles and Form

Frank Lloyd Wright: Between Principles and Form

by Paul Laseau
     
 

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This book takes a refreshing look at Wright's work, not from the perspective of his personality, but from the point of view of his use of principle and form in design. Frank Lloyd Wright also integrates the research of several noted scholars to clarify the interaction of theory and practice in Wright's work, as well as the role of formal order in architectural…  See more details below

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This book takes a refreshing look at Wright's work, not from the perspective of his personality, but from the point of view of his use of principle and form in design. Frank Lloyd Wright also integrates the research of several noted scholars to clarify the interaction of theory and practice in Wright's work, as well as the role of formal order in architectural experience.

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A comprehensive overview of Wright's work within a comparatively analytic framework, as an explanation and evaluation of his architectural form, its animating principle, and its consequent meaning. Diagrams provide a graphic taxonomy of designs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780442234782
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/25/1991
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.99(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Laseau is a Professor of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University. He has also taught at Ohio University and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Mr. Laseau was a partner and co-founder of Wyman, Perry, Laseau, Carpenter Architects, Indianapolis, and principal and co-founder of Building Science, Inc., Architectural Researchers, Buffalo, New York. He has earned a number of professional awards and fellowships, and is the author of Graphic Thinking for Architects and Designers, Second Edition, Inkline Sketching, Visual Notes, and Graphic Problem Solving for Architects and Designers. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture. He received his M.Arch. degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo. James Tice is currently Associate Professor of Architecture in the school of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon. He has previously taught at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Historic Preservation at Columbia University. He has also taught at the University of Southern California, the University of Notre Dame in Rome, Italy, and Ohio University. He has served as senior designer with Richard Meier and Partners of New York City and as principal with Studio Seven, Architecture and Urban Design in Los Angeles. Mr. Tice has received international and national awards for his architectural designs and has been recognized for teaching innovation by the AIA. He is the author of Principles of Architectural Design and co-authored Courtyard Housing in Los Angeles. He earned his M.Arch. degree in Urban Design at Cornell University.

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