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

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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