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The Future of Architecture

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Paperback, 326 pages
Published May 1st 1970 by Plume (first published January 1st 1953)
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Jan 08, 2009 Adam rated it liked it
Wright's ego sets a difficult tone for me, but i can't help but agree with what he's saying. and it's funny how a book written in the 50's is still so prescient for today's architecture.
Tito Quiling, Jr.
I've had this copy for years, but it was only this year that I got to read this. And it took me a week to finish this despite the chapters being a fast read. What I took away from Frank Lloyd's Wright's "The Future of Architecture" is that the series of structures that we build keep ascending and in this line, some of our fundamental sentiments may be left down below, where we started.

With our penchant for creating transitory spaces in the sky, the sense of permanence, the notion of living in a
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