Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion by Joseph M. SiryUnity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion by Joseph M. Siry

Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion

byJoseph M. Siry

Paperback | March 13, 1998

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Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal Religion is the first in-depth study of one of the seminal works of America's most renowned twentieth-century architect. Joseph Siry examines Unity Temple in light of Wright's earlier religious architecture, his methods of design, and his innovative construction techniques. Unity Temple is treated as a work of art that embodies both Wright's theory of architecture and liberal religious ideals.
Title:Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Architecture for Liberal ReligionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.96 × 6.97 × 0.79 inPublished:March 13, 1998Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521629918

ISBN - 13:9780521629911

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Table of Contents

1. Religious and institutional architecture of the Lloyd Jones family; 2. Unity Church in Oak Park to 1905; 3. Wright's design for Unity Temple; 4. Construction of Unity Temple; 5. Religious and architectural interpretations of Unity Temple; Conclusion: Unity Temple and later modern architecture.

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The first in-depth study of one of the seminal works of America's most renowned 20th-century architect. Author Joseph Siry examines Unity Temple in light of Frank Lloyd Wright's earlier religious architecture, his methods of design, and his innovative construction techniques. Unity Temple is treated as a work of art that embodies both Wright's theory of architecture and liberal religious ideals. 150 photos

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"This is the first comprehensive examination of one of Wright's greatest architectural works. It is splendidly written and richly illustrated..." Religion and the Arts