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Title:
Frank Lloyd Wright and the Living City
Author:
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
Publication Information:
Weil am Rhein, Germany : Vitra Design Museum, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
334 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
General Note:
Exhibition schedule: Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, June 11-October 11, 1998; Grassimuseum, Leipzig, November 11, 1998-January 17, 1999; Festival of Architecture and Design, Glasgow, February 18-April 11, 1999; ... [et al.]
Language:
English
ISBN:
9783931936112

9788881183920
Format :
Book

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Central Library NA737.W7 A4 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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"Frank Lloyd Wright and the Living City is an innovative survey of Wright's career focused upon the nine basic building types found in the Living City and pursuing the evolution of each throughout his career. The text and illustrations combine to reveal his lifelong ideal of organic architecture, in which he envisioned each building, its interior, and the furniture and fixtures within it, as well as the surrounding landscape or town. Edited by David G. De Long, the book includes essays by David G. De Long on Wright and his vision of the Living City, by Jean-Louis Cohen on Wright and the European reception of his designs, by David A. Hanks on Wright's decorative arts and their European counterparts, and by J. Michael Desmond, Richard Joncas, and Jack Quinan on the nine typologies. Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer has contributed a biographical outline of the architect's career. The book accompanies a major traveling exhibition organized by the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany, with the collaboration of Exhibitions International, New York, and with the cooperation of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.


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