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Frank Lloyd Wright Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures 1930

Princeton University Press

Frank Lloyd Wright Modern Architecture Being the Kahn Lectures 1930

Frank Lloyd Wright with an Introduction by Neil Levine

Modern Architecture is a landmark text — the first book in which America’s greatest architect put forth the principles of a fundamentally new, organic architecture that would reject the trappings of historical styles while avoiding the geometric abstraction of the machine aesthetic advocated by contemporary European modernists. One of the most important documents in the development of modern architecture and the career of Frank Lloyd Wright, Modern Architecture is a provocative and profound polemic against America’s architectural eclecticism, commercial skyscrapers, and misguided urban planning. Based on the 1931 original, for which Wright supplied the cover illustration, this beautiful edition includes a new introduction that puts Modern Architecture in its broader architectural, historical, and intellectual context for the first time.

Hardcover, 208 pages, 8.25"x 10.5" format.