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Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks

Overview
Works: 268 works in 847 publications in 7 languages and 14,732 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Archives 
Roles: Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Commentator, Interviewee, Arranger, Annotator, Compiler
Classifications: NA737.W7, 720.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
Frank Lloyd Wright by Vincent Scully ( Book )
122 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Self-directed virtual tour of Taliesin West. Includes two video interviews with Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, who has lived and worked at Taliesin West for over 50 years. The first interview is an overview of Wright's career and life; the second is an in-depth look at Taliesin West. Also included are details, sketches, plans, sections, elevations and 360-degree virtual realty panoramas
Frank Lloyd Wright : the masterworks by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer ( Book )
10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,221 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 drawings : masterworks from the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer ( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Lloyd Wright in the realm of ideas by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The essential Frank Lloyd Wright : critical writings on architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of significant writings of Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright collected writings by Thomas A Heinz ( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Known primarily for his iconic midwestern buildings, Frank Lloyd Wright found in the western United States a new canvas on which to apply his theories of organic architecture. There he found radically different climates, abundant but unfamiliar building materials - even a different quality of light, which he sought to incorporate into his progressive designs. Surveying twenty-three projects in all the western states outside California, Frank Lloyd Wright: The Western Work shows the profound leaps Wright made in his designs during the second half of his remarkable career."--BOOK JACKET
Frank Lloyd Wright treasures of Taliesin : 76 unbuilt designs by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters to apprentices by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
10 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Lloyd Wright, architect : an illustrated biography by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 470 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."--BOOK JACKET
Letters to architects by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters to clients by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Lloyd Wright : the heroic years, 1920-1932 by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 395 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."--BOOK JACKET
Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim correspondence by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford : thirty years of correspondence by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What began as a simple letter - a mid-career architect's comments to a young writer - turned into a three-decade correspondence, by turns amusing, inflamed, and conciliatory. Frank Lloyd Wright and Lewis Mumford, two pivotal figures in 20th-century American architecture and letters, were both passionate writers, keenly aware of world events. Their 160 letters from 1926-1958 covered a wide range of topics, including Wright's position on the history of American architecture and contemporary practice, their friends and rivals, the invention and spread of the International Style, and political events in Europe and the United States."
Frank Lloyd Wright : the crowning decade, 1949-1959 ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867-1959 : building for democracy by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om den amerikanske arkitekt Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)
Frank Lloyd Wright : his living voice by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Lloyd Wright designs : the sketches, plans and drawings by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer ( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first major presentation in decades of the visionary drawings of the artist-architect and master designer. Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect of vast and unprecedented vision, whose work is not only still admired by the critics and carefully studied by historians but is also widely beloved. Comfortable spaces, humanly scaled, with extraordinary attention to detail-as seen in a range of architectural forms-are at the center of Wrights enduring appeal. This vision and attention is nowhere more evident than in the drawings. It has been said that had Wright left us only drawings, and not his buildings as well, he would still be celebrated for his brilliant artistry, and this is borne out here. Even more significant, and shown here as never before, are the magical first moments of invention and inspiration-Wrights earliest sketches, some never before published-which offer unique insight into the mind of the master architect. Frank Lloyd Wright Designs is the most important and comprehensive book to be published on the drawings, designs, conceptual sketches, elevations, and plans of Wright, with particular emphasis on the development of certain important projects. It includes the best-known and beloved projects-like Fallingwater, The Coonley House, Midway Gardens, the Guggenheim, the Imperial Hotel-as well as a range of intriguing, unfamiliar, and previously unpublished drawings by Wright
Treasures of Taliesin : seventy-seven unbuilt designs by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, N.Y., 1943-59 : Marin County Civic Center, California, 1957-1970 by Frank Lloyd Wright ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and Multiple languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brooks Pfeiffer, Bruce
Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
Pfajffer, Brjus Bruks
Pfeiffer, Bruce
Pfeiffer, Bruce B.
ファイファー, B. B
ファイファー, ブルース・ブルークス
ファイファー, ブルース・ブルックス
Languages
English (244)
Spanish (12)
Italian (11)
Multiple languages (8)
Japanese (7)
German (5)
French (1)
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