Illuminating Frank Lloyd Wright's extraordinary attention to humanly scaled, comfortable spaces, Frank Lloyd Wright: The Sketches, Plans, and Drawings shares the famed architects greatest achievements and lesser known, previously-unpublished works.
The fantastic volume celebrates Wright's artistry. Over 420 pages, author Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer (a former Wright apprentice and now director of archives at the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation) leads an investigation of the most comprehensive selection of Wright's drawings, designs, sketches ever published. Flipping through offers unique insight into the architect's process, and reveals astounding tidbits about his most famed buildings including Fallingwater, the Guggenheim, and the Imperial Hotel.
A must for any architecture fan this holiday season.
© Frank Lloyd Wright Designs: The Sketches, Plans, and Drawings by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, Rizzoli, 2011.
Image Credit: Frank Lloyd Wright drawings © 2011. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ.