Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Frank Lloyd Wright (Raintree Biographies Series)

Frank Lloyd Wright (Raintree Biographies Series)

by Scott Ingram

See All Formats & Editions

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
The influence of this brilliant architect on modern day American buildings is vast and innovative. As a pioneer of the Arts and Crafts movement, he developed the Prairie style, in which houses blended with their surroundings instead of standing out intrusively. This led to the popular open plan, low roofed bungalow and ranch style homes. He originated the carport and was among the first to use poured concrete as a building material. His exciting structures include bridges, churches, offices, private homes, museums, hotels, schools, and other public buildings, all carefully created to harmonize with their settings. Born in 1869, Wright grew up in Wisconsin, apprenticed as an architect in Chicago, and created many famous structures during his long and productive life, including Fallingwater, the Taliesins, and the Guggenheim Museum. He was also and interior designer and furniture designer. The straightforward, readable text is illustrated with well-reproduced color and black-and-white photographs and includes a table of contents, glossary, timeline, reading list, and index. The book is part of the "Raintree Biographies" series. 2003, Raintree/Reed Elsevier,
— Patricia Dole

Product Details

Heinemann Library
Publication date:
Raintree Biographies Series
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network


Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews