Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion

Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion

by Joseph M. Siry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521629918

ISBN-13: 9780521629911

Pub. Date: 11/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion is the first in-depth study of one of the seminal works of America's most renowned twentieth-century architect. Joseph Siry examines Unity Temple in light of Wright's earlier religious architecture, his methods of design, and his innovative construction techniques. Unity Temple is treated as

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Overview

Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion is the first in-depth study of one of the seminal works of America's most renowned twentieth-century architect. Joseph Siry examines Unity Temple in light of Wright's earlier religious architecture, his methods of design, and his innovative construction techniques. Unity Temple is treated as a work of art that embodies both Wright's theory of architecture and liberal religious ideals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521629911
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2011
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
383
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Religious and institutional architecture of the Lloyd Jones family; 2. Unity Church in Oak Park to 1905; 3. Wright's design for Unity Temple; 4. Construction of Unity Temple; 5. Religious and architectural interpretations of Unity Temple; Conclusion: Unity Temple and later modern architecture.

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