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I recommend this book to anyone interested in learning more about this genius.
She knows architecture (her skyscraper book is a classic) and her appreciation of the impact and influence of Frank Lloyd Wright comes through on every page.
He had a hardscrabble upbringing, powered by a mother who wanted him even before birth to be a great architect.
Architecture is a visual medium, and more pictures and plans would have been greatly appreciated. I read the book on a Kindle, and maybe the Kindle version doesn't include as many... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Thomas Boyd
A mith buster and at the same time a great homage to the architect.Published 2 months ago by Guillermo Claux Alfaro
Volumes have been written about Frank Lloyd Wright. His design still stands as a testament to his creative genius. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pugwash
Huxtable has done an admirable job of synthesizing the research and providing a good overview of Wright's life. Enjoyable reading.Published 4 months ago by Nancy Healy
This is the exact right length to learn about Mr. Wright and his extraordinary career. We miss you Ms. Huxtable.Published 6 months ago by H. Williams
I read this book after visiting Taliesin West. The book filled the blanks and rounded out the story in a thorough, balanced, and very readable way.Published 9 months ago by Paul
Huxtable gives a balanced view of Wright. You walk away understanding that to fully accept his genius you have to also fully accept his character flaws.Published 13 months ago by Thomas L Hackley
The book starts out with an interesting description of his life but later turns into a confusing chronological assortment of dates that do not follow a creative flow.Published 20 months ago by Robert Dickerson