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The Robie House of Frank Lloyd Wright
The Robie House in Chicago is one of the world's most famous houses, a masterpiece from the end of Frank Lloyd Wright's early period and a classic example of the Prairie House. This book is intended as a companion for the visitor to the house, but it also probes beneath the surface to see how the design took shape in the mind of the architect. Wright's own writings, rare w ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 15th 1984 by University of Chicago Press
(first published May 1st 1984)
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Explored the Robie House recently and this book was an insightful extension of the tour. Full of interesting details about the construction. Excellent research done to get inside Wright's design process. My only complaint is the last chapter, which goes on a tangent about Fallingwater without connecting it back to the Robie House. Otherwise great little coffee table book.