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The Essential Frank Lloyd Wright:
Critical Writings on Architecture
Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer 1

Part I
1901 The Art and Craft of the Machine 23
1908 I n the Cause of Architecture 34
1910 A usgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright 52
1912 The Japanese Print: An Interpretation 66
1924 Louis Henry Sullivan: His Work 75
1925 I n the Cause of Architecture: The Third Dimension 80
1927 I n the Cause of Architecture I: The Architect and the Machine 92
In the Cause of Architecture II: Standardization, the Soul of the Machine 95
In the Cause of Architecture II: Steel 98
In the Cause of Architecture IV: Fabrication and Imagination 102
In the Cause of Architecture V: The New World 106
1928 In the Cause of Architecture I: The Logic of the Plan 109
In the Cause of Architecture II: What "Styles" Mean to the Architect 115
In the Cause of Architecture II: The Meaning of Materials--
Stone 120
n the Cause of Architecture IV: The Meaning of Materials--Wood 126
In the Cause of Architecture V: The Meaning of Materials--The Kiln 131
In the Cause of Architecture VI: The Meaning of Materials--Glass 137
In the Cause of Architecture VI: The Meaning of Materials--Concrete 141
In the Cause of Architecture VI: Sheet Metal and a Modern Instance 145
In the Cause of Architecture IX: The Terms 151

Part II
1931 Modern Architecture, Being the Kahn Lectures (Princeton) 159
Two Lectures on Architecture (Art Institute of Chicago) 217
1932 The Disappearing City 235
1937 A rchitecture and Modern Life: Some Aspects of the Past
and Present of Architecture 276
1938 "The Architectural Forum" 292

Part III
1954 The Natural House 319
1957 A Testament 365
Index 441

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