Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward features a lifetime of achievement by this titan of American architecture through newly commissioned contemporary photography, archival photography, and wonderfully detailed drawings of more than 200 projects, including such masterworks as the S. C. Johnson & Sons Administration Building in Wisconsin, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, and Taliesin West, Wright's desert home in Arizona, as well as less-known projects designed for Baghdad, Iraq, and beyond.
The first major presentation in decades of the visionary drawings of the artist-architect and master designer. Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect of vast and unprecedented vision, whose work is not only still admired by the critics and carefully studied by historians but is also widely beloved.
It is said that the history of modern architecture can be observed through the evolution of the single-family home. Over generations, each has hoped to improve on the last, rethinking and reinventing this seemingly simple building type.
New York architect Robert Gatje offers new insights, stunning computer-generated plans, and color photographs to convey the spatial experience, supplemented by a brief history of each square and measurements to assess their success in meeting human needs for inspiring outdoor space.
Published to accompany the first exhibition devoted to Labrouste in the United States--and the first anywhere in the world in nearly 40 years--this publication presents nearly 225 works in all media, including drawings, watercolors, vintage and modern photographs, film stills and architectural models.
I. M. Pei: Complete Works, the first and definitive survey of the master architect, showcases Pei's transcendent, sculptural forms in over fifty projects and more than 300 illustrations, culminating in the last works he is currently completing.
In this book, Pei talks with Fumihiko Maki about memorable personages and projects from a career that has spanned more than half a century, including descriptions of his encounters with Gropius and Aalto which convey the admirable qualities of these eminent architects as teachers and friends.
As architect, designer and especially author, Swiss master Werner Blaser has always asked, "What is good architecture?" In this copiously illustrated, comprehensive book, Blaser - author of books on Mies Van Der Rohe, Aalto, Meier, Piano, Jahn and Ando, among many others - offers his answer.
Today the excitement in architecture derives from the tension between the need for privacy and the impulse toward community. This unique survey of buildings and interiors captures the multi-layered experience that is engaged whenever we look out of-or into-a work of architecture.