Frank Lloyd Wright Residences for America: Drawings from the Wasmuth (1910) and American System-Built (1915-1917) Folios
"This book of postcards presents thirty elegant architectural drawings by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959). Half are designs selected from 'Studies and Executed Buildings', a rare and prized collection of Wright's drawings published in 1910d by the distinguished German architectural publisher Ernst Wasmuth. Drawings in this portfolio emphasize Wright's Prairie Style buildings (characterized by low horizontal lines and projecting eaves and blending with the rhythms of the surrounding prairie landscape). The Wasmuth drawings earned Wright a solid reputation in Europe and greatly influenced architects of the day. Also included are examples of Wright's 'American System-Built Houses', designs he executed for the Richards Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, between 1915-1917. These designs were for prefabricated housing and, as such, are a very early documentation of Wright's lifelong preoccupation with the issue of affordable housing in America."
Rohnert Park, CA
Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright
Wright, Frank Lloyd and Morley, Thomas, "Frank Lloyd Wright Residences for America: Drawings from the Wasmuth (1910) and American System-Built (1915-1917) Folios" (1994). Frank Lloyd Wright Book Collection. 180.