• critical theory
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28.5 x 22 cm.
  • 246 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0070253501

In the Cause of Architecture : Wright's Historic Essays for Architectural Record, 1908 - 1952. With a Symposium on Wright and Architecture

[Second Printing]

Frank Lloyd Wright, Frederick Gutheim, Andrew Devane, Victor Hornbein, Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, Karl Kamrath, Elizabeth Kassler, Edgar Kaufmann Jr., Henry Klum, Bruno Zevi

description

"In this reevaluation of Wright's architecture and his teaching, those who worked with Wright and knew him well, and who have become leaders in architectural thought today, examine the Wright heritage now, fifteen years after his death. Frederick Gutheim, who first edited Frank Lloyd Wright's writings in the still-definitive edition, Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture (Duell, 1941; paperback, Grosset, 1959), has created the symposium, essays contributed by Andrew Devane, Victor Hornbein, Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, Karl Kamrath, Elizabeth Kassler, Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., Henry Klum, and Bruno Zevi. This volume also contains the sixteen historic essays 'In the Cause of Architecture,' a series written by Wright for Architectural Record between 1908 and 1928 and constituting Wright's only comprehensive statement of his architectural theory and philosophy. Never published in their entirety as a collection till now, they are reproduced here in their original format, as they first appeared in Architectural Record. Also included is Wright's 1952 essay, 'Organic Architecture Looks at Modern Architecture,' a summation of his views on architecture written near the end of a career that spanned nearly seventy years. A large selection of photographs is supplemented by Wright's own drawings of some of his most significant works." -- from interior flap. Includes an index. Printed in black-and-white.