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 US and Europe the evolution from the culture of Mediterranean and Gallic architectural kinds to modernism begun. This phenomenon was once due, partially, to American business structure and the paintings of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright's development and architectural treatises of 1898-1908, with the extra support of Dutch propaganda on his behalf, considerably inspired eu practitioners and theorists. eu structure inside and outdoors of Holland displays an variation of Wright's theories besides the structural determinism of yank business structures. With new facts and clean research culled from Dutch and American files, own correspondence, fabric, this research 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 intensive 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 was once the catalytic resource at the back of Wright's Taliesin Fellowship verified in 1932, are provided in transparent available language. Tied to the textual content are various visible displays of important designs and buildings.

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