Books
Architecture
Interior Design
Urban Planning
Landscape
Engineering
Construction
The Arts
Cooking
Photography
About Us
Shipping and Returns
Privacy Policy
Contact Us
Join our Mailing List
Book Vouchers
 
SEARCH 
 
search on Title, Author's Surname, ISBN 
The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconoclastic Masterpiece

ISBN: 9780300226058
AUTHOR: Francesco Dal Co   
PUBLISHED BY: Yale University Press   June 2017
COVER: Hardcover
FORMAT: 23.62x18.29cms
PAGES: 184
LANGUAGE: English
PRICE: $69.95

The captivating tale of the plans and personalities behind one of New York City's most radical and recognizable buildings. Considered the crowning achievement of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan is often called iconic. But it is in fact iconoclastic, standing in stark contrast to the surrounding metropolis and setting a new standard for the postwar art museum. Commissioned to design the building in 1943 by the museum's founding curator, Baroness Hilla von Rebay, Wright established residence in the Plaza Hotel in order to oversee the project. Over the next 17 years, Wright continuously clashed with his clients over the cost and the design, a conflict that extended to the city of New York and its cultural establishment. Against all odds, Wright held fast to his radical design concept of an inverted ziggurat and spiraling ramp, built with a continuous beam, a shape recalling the form of an hourglass. Construction was only completed in 1959, six months after Wright's death. The building's initial critical response ultimately gave way to near-universal admiration, as it came to be seen as an architectural masterpiece. This essential text, offering a behind-the-scenes story of the Guggenheim along with a careful reading of its architecture, is beautifully illustrated with more than 150 images, including plans, drawings, and rare photographs of the building under construction.
3036 Results   Showing 0 - 20 Page    1    2    3    4    5   
               
Aalto, Utzon, Fehn: Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture

ISBN 9781138961005
BY
Roger Tyrrell   

PRICE $89.95   
 
Grand Stand 6: Designing Stands for Trade Fairs and Events

ISBN 9789492311191
BY
Various   

PRICE $159.95   
 
Built: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures

ISBN 9781635570229
BY
Roma Agrawal   

PRICE $59.95   
 
Call to Order: Sustaining Simplicity in Architecture

ISBN 9781946226143
BY
Rodolphe El-Khoury   

PRICE $119.95   
 
             
Architecture in Norway: An Architectural History from Stone Age to the 21st Century

ISBN 9783035611380
BY
Siri Skjold Lexau   Nils Georg Brekke   Per Jonas Nordhagen   

PRICE $169.95   
 
A Landscape Legacy

ISBN 9781910258934
BY
John Brookes   

PRICE $99.95   
 
Superdesign: Italian Radical Design 1965-75

ISBN 9781580934954
BY
Maria Cristina Didero   Evan Snyderman   Deyan Sudjic   

PRICE $99.95   
 
Building Your Moveable Tiny House with Mindfulness

ISBN 9781732206700
BY
Patrick Sughrue   Jill Sughrue   

PRICE $59.95   
             
Building for Dementia

ISBN 9783868594782
BY
Christoph Metzger   

PRICE $79.95   
 
Modern Forms: A Subjective Atlas of 20th-Century Architecture

ISBN 9783791384313
BY
Nicolas Grospierre   

PRICE $59.95   
 
Homes with Soul: Designing with Heart

ISBN 9781864707250
BY
Orly Robinzon   

PRICE $99.95   
 
Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit

ISBN 9780814340356
BY
Michael Hodges   

PRICE $99.95   
             
Shoplifter!: New Retail Architecture and Brand Spaces

ISBN 9783899559415
BY
Various   

PRICE $129.95   
 
Building a Sustainable Home: Practical Green Design Choices for Your Health, Wealth, and Soul

ISBN 9781510733442
BY
Melissa Rappaport Schifman   

PRICE $59.95   
 
New York School of Interior Design: Home: The Foundations of Enduring Spaces

ISBN 9780804137195
BY
Ellen Fisher   

PRICE $129.95   
 
Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture

ISBN 9781940743493
BY
Rebecca Kiddle   Luugigyoo Patrick Stewart   Kevin O'Brien   

PRICE $79.95   
             
Cubity: Energy-Plus + Modular Future Student Living

ISBN 9783868594256
BY
Anett-Maud Joppien   Manfred Hegger   

PRICE $99.95   
 
Movable Architecture: A Design Guide to Container Reuse

ISBN 9781864707694
BY
Ross Gilbert   

PRICE $99.95   
 
Hotel and Resort Design: Habita Architects

ISBN 9781864707472
BY
Various   

PRICE $129.95   
 
Christian Wassmann: Sun Path House and Other Cosmic Architectures

ISBN 9783960982272
BY
Various   

PRICE $89.95   
             
Page    1    2    3    4    5