Frank Lloyd Wright's California Houses
Always an experimenter, in the 1920's Wright debuted an innovative building system with four striking houses in the Los Angeles area. This book features these internationally renowned compositions and a fifth that shares their exotic form.The Wright-at-a-Glance series showcases the work of one of the world's best-known architects. Comprising twelve books in all, this series offers an overview of Wright's life, buildings, and designs.
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