Donald L. Johnson,Donald Langmead's Architectural Excursions: Frank Lloyd Wright, Holland and PDF

By Donald L. Johnson,Donald Langmead

ISBN-10: 0313305676

ISBN-13: 9780313305672

Soon after 1900 in either North the US and Europe the evolution from the culture of Mediterranean and Gallic architectural kinds to modernism all started. This phenomenon was once due, partly, to American business structure and the paintings of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright's development and architectural treatises of 1898-1908, with the extra support of Dutch propaganda on his behalf, considerably encouraged ecu practitioners and theorists. eu structure inside of and outdoors of Holland displays an version of Wright's theories in addition to the structural determinism of yankee business constructions. With new proof and clean research culled from Dutch and American documents, own correspondence, fabric, this research examines the burden of Wright's works and phrases and people of the Dutchmen H.P. Berlage, Theo van Doesburg, Jan Wils, J.J.P. Oud, William Dudok, and Hendrik Theodor Wijdeveld.

This new perception at the results of Wright's architectural theories and designs, coupled with an in depth consultant for additional study, will allure artwork and structure students and historians on either side of the Atlantic and also will be of curiosity to social historians, artists, and designers. occasions and new theories, together with the statement that Hendrik Theodor Wijdeveld was once the catalytic resource at the back of Wright's Taliesin Fellowship verified in 1932, are awarded in transparent available language. Tied to the textual content are a variety of visible displays of important designs and buildings.

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