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Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Overview
Works: 279 works in 1,172 publications in 7 languages and 15,913 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Archives  Designs and plans  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Commentator, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Arranger, Compiler, Narrator
Classifications: NA737.W7, 720.92
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Most widely held works about Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
Frank Lloyd Wright : the masterworks by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-eight of Wright's architectural designs, ranging from his early work in the 1890s to his daring creations of the 1940s, show each building's evolution from conceptual sketch, plan, or drawings to finished masterwork
Frank Lloyd Wright by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

71 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture and life
Frank Lloyd Wright drawings : masterworks from the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authorative study of Frank Lloyd Wright's drawings. 303 conceptual studies, plans, detailed elevations, and published perspectives present the full range of his achievement
The essential Frank Lloyd Wright : critical writings on architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of significant writings of Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright in the realm of ideas by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the touring exhibition of the same name, this illustrated volume contains two parts: quotations from Wright, accompanied by 151 illustrations of his work; and a collection of five critical essays on his contribution to architecture.--From publisher description
Frank Lloyd Wright collected writings by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to apprentices by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright : master builder by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents twenty-five of the most renowned and significant buildings of America's premier architect, from his early Prairie work in Oak Park, Illinois, in the 1890s to his daring creations of the 1940s and 1950s." "Published in association with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, this superbly illustrated volume features previously unpublished photographs for which renowned architectural photographers Michael Freeman and Paul Rocheleau gained unprecedented access to some of Wright's masterworks. The book examines in unsurpassed detail a selection of Wright's architecture that covers the phenomenal range of his work, including such internationally famous buildings as the Home and Studio in Oak Park, Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona, Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, as well as several lesser-known residences such as the Auldbrass Plantation in South Carolina and the Kenneth Laurent house in Rockford, Illinois." "The works featured here are succinctly documented by one of Wright's former apprentices, with text that details the development and execution of each commission. Also included throughout is a selection of Wright's extensive writings, unpublished talks, and private letters."--Jacket
Letters to architects by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Architects presents letters addressed to architects practicing throughout the world, many of them contemporaries with Frank Lloyd Wright during the first half of the twentieth century. Taken as a whole, this selection of letters aims at revealing an underlying unity of purpose: the growth of his work and the unquestionable magnitude of influence it engendered in the world of architecture. The letters are organized into five sections. Section One presents the first publication ever to be made of the letters between Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis H. Sullivan. Section Two traces Wright'
Letters to clients by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright : the heroic years, 1920-1932 by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frank Lloyd Wright's wife, Olgivanna, famously said of her husband, that he "seemed to thrive on hardships." From the years 1920 to 1932 Wright's fortunes were at a low ebb; he was plagued by financial, personal, and professional setbacks, but saw the time as one of challenges instead of one of defeat. Unable to actually build much, his imagination led him to visionary, often quite splendid, conceptions of what architecture could be, laying the groundwork for much of the revolutionary architecture he would build in the decades to follow. During this period he designed almost fifty projects, of which only a few were built, but those few are seen today as among his most important creations. They include the majestic Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, the four exquisite textured concrete block houses as well as the elegant hilltop Hollyhock House in Los Angeles, renovations and additions to his beloved home, Taliesin, in Wisconsin, the Octillo Desert Camp in Chandler, Arizona, and his work as design consultant For the lavish Arizona Biltmore Hotel and Cottages in the desert in Phoenix. Rare and unseen photos as well as little know drawings from this period are on lavish display in this important work on the master architect."--Jacket
Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford : thirty years of correspondence by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fallout over isolationist politics in the early 1940s led to a 10-year gap in their exchange, and when it resumed, the two were on an entirely different footing: Wright, the elder dean of American architecture at the height of his creative powers, and Mumford, an established critic in late middle age deeply committed to rebuilding a humanist outlook in the aftermath of World War II." "Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford offers an intimate look inside the minds and hearts of these two cultural giants, deepening our understanding of the men and the society they helped shape."--Jacket
Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim correspondence by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867-1959 : building for democracy by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest pioneers in the history of architecture Widely thought to be the greatest American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was a true pioneer, both artistically and technically. At a time when reinforced concrete and steel were considered industrial building materials, Wright boldly made use of them to build private homes. His prairie house concept--that of a low, sprawling home based upon a simple L or T figure--was the driving force behind some of his most famous houses and became a model for rural architecture across America. Wright's designs for office and public buildings were equally groundbreaking and unique. From Fallingwater to New York's Guggenheim Museum, his works are among the most famous in the history of architecture
Frank Lloyd Wright : the crowning decade, 1949-1959 by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright : the complete works = das Gesamtwerk = l'œuvre complète by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

46 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) is widely considered to be the greatest American architect of all time; indeed, his work virtually ushered in the modern era and remains highly influential. Made in cooperation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives in Taliesin, Arizona, this title presents a collection that examines Wright's life and work
Frank Lloyd Wright by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures of Taliesin : seventy-seven unbuilt designs by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Lloyd Wright : his living voice by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Brooks Pfeiffer, Bruce

Brooks-Pfeiffer, Bruce 1930-

Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

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Pfeiffer, Bruce B. 1930-

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ファイファー, B.

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