Architectural Excursions: Frank Lloyd Wright, Holland and by Donald L. Johnson,Donald Langmead

By Donald L. Johnson,Donald Langmead

Soon after 1900 in either North the USA and Europe the evolution from the culture of Mediterranean and Gallic architectural types to modernism all started. This phenomenon was once due, partly, to American commercial structure and the paintings of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright's construction and architectural treatises of 1898-1908, with the extra support of Dutch propaganda on his behalf, considerably stimulated eu practitioners and theorists. eu structure inside and out of doors of Holland displays an version of Wright's theories besides the structural determinism of yank commercial constructions. With new proof and clean research culled from Dutch and American records, own correspondence, fabric, this learn examines the load of Wright's works and phrases and people of the Dutchmen H.P. Berlage, Theo van Doesburg, Jan Wils, J.J.P. Oud, William Dudok, and Hendrik Theodor Wijdeveld.

This new perception at the results of Wright's architectural theories and designs, coupled with an in depth consultant for additional learn, will allure artwork and structure students and historians on each side of the Atlantic and also will be of curiosity to social historians, artists, and designers. occasions and new theories, together with the statement that Hendrik Theodor Wijdeveld used to be the catalytic resource at the back of Wright's Taliesin Fellowship proven in 1932, are provided in transparent available language. Tied to the textual content are a number of visible shows of vital designs and buildings.

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