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Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Houses: The Case for Organic Architecture

Sergeant, John

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ISBN 10: 0823071774 / ISBN 13: 9780823071777
Published by Whitney Library of Design, U.S.A., 1978
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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PUBLISHER: Whitney Library of design - Watson-Guptill DATE/EDITION: 1978, First edition, third printing BINDING: Hardbound in tan cloth with gold lettering on the spine, 9" x 10", 207 pages DUST JACKET: Jacket priced 24.50 on the front flap. There is a quarter inch blind tear at the top front otherwise a very good jacket. BOOK CONDITION: The book is very good with bright lettering, sharp corners, tight binding and very clean inside and out. DESCRIPTION: 200 black and white illustrations. John Sergeant presents environmentally friendly designs in architecture with the presentation of Wright's Usonian houses, his Taliesin working communities, and his plan for Broadacre City. Bookseller Inventory # 001651

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Title: Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Houses: The ...

Publisher: Whitney Library of Design, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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This book is the first serious study of the Usonian home, a concept which stands in Frank Lloyd Wright's works where l'unité d'habitation stands in the works of Le Corbusier. John Sergeant clearly sets out the sources of Wright's urban concepts that are deeply embedded in the American tradition, while at the same time he shows how Wright practiced what he preached. Sergeant has carefully demonstrated the organic nature of this great designer's life and works as made manifest in a brilliant galaxy of small and beautiful homes. The book is extensively illustrated with both photographs and drawings.

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