Книга: Gossel Peter «Wright»


Серия: "Basic Architecture"

Acclaimed as the“father of skyscrapers”, the quintessentially American icon Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) was an architect of aspiration. He believed in giving cultivated American life its fitting architectural equivalent and applied his idealism to structures across the continent, from suburban homes to churches, offices, skyscrapers, and the celebrated Guggenheim Museum. Wright’s work is distinguished by its harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture, and which found its paradigm at Fallingwater, a house in rural Pennsylvania, cited by the American Institute of Architects as “the best all-time work of American architecture”. Wright also made a particular mark with his use of industrial materials, and by the simple L or T plan of his Prairie House which became a model for rural architecture across America. Wright was also often involved in many of the interior elements of his buildings, such as the furniture and stained glass, paying particular attention to the balance between individual needs and community activity. Exploring Wright’s aspirations to augment American society through architecture, this book offers a concise introduction to his at once technological and Romantic response to the practical challenges of middle-class Americans.

Издательство: "Taschen" (2015)

ISBN: 978-3-8365-6049-8

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  • WRIGHT (F. L.) — «Bien que la Bible ait joué un rôle d’une importance incalculable dans la formation de la culture occidentale pendant deux millénaires, c’est seulement avec Wright que la pensée biblique est parvenue à s’exprimer dans l’architecture, dominée de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wright —   [raɪt],    1) Frank Lloyd, amerikanischer Architekt und Architekturschriftsteller, * Richland Center (Wisconsin) 8. 6. 1869, ✝ Phoenix (Arizona) 9. 4. 1959; Schüler von L. H. Sullivan, für dessen Büro (Adler & Sullivan) in Chicago (Illinois) er …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Wright — Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Wright, Wilbur * * * (as used in expressions) Forrester, Jay Wright Mills, C(harles) Wright Archibald Lee Wright Thomas Wright Waller Wright, Frances Fanny Wright Wright, Frank Lloyd …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Wright — Wright, n. [OE. wrighte, writhe, AS. wyrtha, fr. wyrcean to work. [root]145. See {Work}.] One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a worker in wood; now chiefly used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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