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Truth Against the World offers a singular portrait of Frank Lloyd Wrightthe master architect, and perhaps Americas most famous architect, as public speaker. It was a role Wright often disdained but which he also obviously enjoyed. Including thoughtful analysis with introductions by editor Patrick J. Meehan, AIA, Truth Against the World provides the first comprehensive, single-volume collection of Wrights most important speeches during his 70-year career to diverse audienceshigh school and college students, architects, engineers, business executives, and society matrons. Topics covered by the 32 presentations include Wrights thoughts on Beaux Arts architecture and the Columbian World Exposition of 1893, organic architecture, prefabricated housing, hospital design, the use of the machine in design, and contemporary society, among many others.
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