The Wright Space
This richly illustrated volume of designs by the visionary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) focuses on his unique ability to integrate structure and settings in ways that responded to the client's needs, the nature of the site, and the social changes that evolved over his seventy-year career. His respect for natural materials, and his willingness to experiment with machine-age technology, resulted in rare essays in wood, stone, brick, patterned and poured concrete, glass, and other elements combined in harmonious ways to express his elusive ideal: an organic architecture of free-flowing spaces dedicated to common and private use in ways that enhanced individual dignity and harmonious relationships.
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Aline Barnsdall architect architecture Arizona Biltmore art-glass windows balcony bands beauty Bloomfield Hills brick Broadacre City building built built-in California cantilevered career ceiling Chicago chimney core clerestory clients colored commissioned common space concrete block courtyard created cypress Dana-Thomas House decorative dining room entrance exterior facade Fallingwater fireplace Florida Southern College Frank Lloyd Wright furniture garden geometric glass hexagonal Hillside home/studio horizontal Illinois interior Japanese Johnson kitchen landmark landscape light living area living room living space massive master bedroom Maxwell Smith House Melvyn Maxwell Smith Meyer May House Michigan motif multilevel Oak Park original ornamental overlooking patterned piers porch Prairie House residence Richard Bock Robie House roofline screen sculpture skylight slope square steel stone structure studio style Taliesin West terrace textile-block tower triangular ture two-story Unity Temple Usonian house walls William Allin Storrer Willits House wing Wisconsin wood workspace Wright designed