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Fallingwater: Frank Lloyd Wright

McCarter, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0760705461 / ISBN 13: 9780760705469
Published by Barnes & Noble, NY, 1997
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Title: Fallingwater: Frank Lloyd Wright

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, NY

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Part of a series of technically informative monographs embracing a broad spectrum of internationally renowned buildings, this work deals with Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, and includes a comprehensive set of technical drawings and working details. Fallingwater is one of the most inventive houses of Wright's long career and one of 20th-century architecture's most celebrated landmarks. It is the building that revived Wright's reputation in the mid-1930s after years of critical neglect following his financial and domestic crises during the previous decade. Designed when Wright was in his 70s, it shows him to be an architect of immense resourcefulness and daring. Fallingwater was built for the Pittsburgh businessman Edgar J. Kaufman, whose Wright-designed office is preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum. The house was placed strategically above a waterfall in a deep ravine known as Bear Run. Its horizontal cantilevered floors and terraces soar free of apparent support above the cascad

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Robert McCarter is Chair of the Department of Architecture at the University of Florida. His previous books include Building Machines, Frank Lloyd Wright: A Primer on Architectural Principles, and the monograph Frank Lloyd Wright, also published by Phaidon.

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