Frank Lloyd Wright
Selected and with commentary by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
Architectural Press, London, 1987, 1986, English
Nonfiction, Architecture
ISBN: 9780851393537

The third book of letters written by Wright (he wrote the first to apprentices and the second to architects). This book includes letters from Wright to his clients, and a few from his clients as well, revealing his thought process from design to construction.

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Craig Hodgetts

Wright’s letters inform us of his practical nature, his unwillingness to compromise, and his supreme self-confidence. But they also tell us of his almost uncanny ability to read his client’s minds, and to spend vast intellectual and creative resources on each of his projects, regardless of the supposed “payback.” Penny-pinching with actual finances, he drove himself and everyone associated with a project to the brink with his desire to realize both principle and result.

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