Frank Lloyd Wright: Natural Design, Organic Architecture : Lessons for Building Green from an American Original


An unsung prophet of today's green movement in architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright was an innovator of eco-sensitive design generations ahead of his time. An architect and designer of far-reaching vision, it is not surprising that Frank Lloyd Wright anticipated many of the hallmarks of today's green movement. Across his work-which stands upon a philosophy Wright termed "organic"-widespread evidence is seen of a refined sensitivity to environment, to social organization as impacted by buildings, and to sustainable and sensible use of space. The desire to work and live with nature tocreate livable homes and cities is an ongoing theme of American architecture and planning. This book explores Wright's lessons on how read more

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ISBN:

9780847837960

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

26cm x 26cm

RRP:

$89.99

Category:

Art and Photography , Home and Interiors , History

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 November 2012