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Portfolios may contain either work done in high school drafting and art classes, or work done by the student outside of school.
Entrants should present only their best drawings, photographs or artwork in their portfolio, along with a one-page typed or lettered resume and description of their career objectives in the field of architecture.
Portfolios will be safeguarded in the program’s office and returned to the applicants after judging vial U.S. mail, unless another delivery service is requested.
academics.triton.edu /faculty/fheitzman/longrangeplan.html   (2992 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A volume of photographs, called 'the Sonderheft' (after the ongoing Wasmuth series on contemporary architecture, "Architecture of the Twentieth Century", of which it was a member) in Wright's letters, and sometimes called 'the little Wasmuth' by later commentators (as opposed to the large folios of the 'Wasmuth portfolio').
The 'Wasmuth portfolio' was a more expensive, smaller print run; in the original edition it consisted of a pair of volumes (two folios).
Since the first Wasmuth publication was originally printed in two volumes, and there are also two different Wasmuth publications, references to terms such as 'the two Wasmuth volumes' can therefore be quite confusing: it is often not clear whether this means the original two-volume 'Wasmuth portfolio', or the set of both Wasmuth publications.
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 Frank Lloyd Wright
The "Wasmuth Portfolio" (2 folio volumes, 100 plates) is considered the most important and influential architectural monograph of the 20th century.
All one hundred plates are placed in one portfolio like the 1963 version, and the portfolio is similar to that version.
It consisted of 100 plates and was published by Ernst Wasmuth in Berlin.
www.steinerag.com /flw/Books/a0087.htm   (439 words)

 The Very Best Books : Studies & Executed Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright
This book is the only complete and accurate reproduction of Wright's 1910 treatise "Ausgefurte Bauten und Entwurfe von Frank LLoyd Wright" (the Wasmuth Portfolio.) Although it is reduced in size, all plates are listed by their original roman numerals with the German text.
It is the only useful refernece when researching the wasmuth portfolio.
This book is a must for any dealer or collector interested in acquiring the Wasmuth Portfolio.
www.elise.com /store/Reviews/ItemId/0847806871   (204 words)

 Links and Information - architectural art
But this remarkable book is much more than a portfolio of now-vanished buildings; within its pages are evocative thumbnail sketches of scores of Chicago personalities, from the world-famous (Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Dreiser, Clarence Darrow, Ben Hecht, Jane Addams, Cyrus McCormick, George Pullman, and Gustavus Swift, to name just a few) to the locally notorious.
Beginning with a portrait of Nickel's youth on Chicago's West Side in the 1930's to his army service as a paratrooper and photographer, it progresses with his studies at the Institute of Design in the 1950's and his attempts thereafter to save Chicago's buildings, especially those of Louis Sullivan.
Includes 70+ illustrations and a special portfolio of duotone photos, printed on fine paper, taken by Nickel during his lifetime.
www.architechgallery.com /arch_info/architectural_art_books.html   (651 words)

 wright20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Plate from the Wasmuth Portfolio, B. Harley Bradley House, Kankakee, IL Frank Lloyd Wright
Plate from the Wasmuth Portfolio, Pettit House, Belvedere, IL Frank Lloyd Wright
Plate from the Wasmuth Portfolio, Martin House, Buffalo, NY Frank Lloyd Wright
www.wright20.com /auctions/16_wright/full/181-200.html   (82 words)

 Wright20.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Plate from the Wasmuth Portfolio, B. Harley Bradley House, Kankakee, IL lithograph
The Wasmuth Portfolio was an early influence on Modernism and was the first publication to introduce the work of Frank Lloyd Wright to the world.
This portfolio influenced Gropius, Loos, Breuer, and Neutra and was integral to the development and pollination of the trans-Atlantic avant-garde.
www.wright20.com /auctions/16_wright/full/individual_lots/183.html   (57 words)

 elizabeth birmingham
Wright's portfolio, Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe, von Frank Lloyd Wright, published in Berlin after he left the country, is according to historian Vincent Scully, "one of the three most influential architectural treatises of the twentieth century" (Studies and Execated Buildings 5).
The portfolio, drawings of Wright's work through 1909, established the Sullivan school as part of a movement of international modernism, introducing it to Europe for really the first time.
Part of the portfolio's success was its use of Mahony Griffin's distinctive drawing style–it was influenced by the sparse detail, continuous line, and skewed perspective and dramatic space of Japanese prints.
www.ndsu.nodak.edu /ndsu/birmingh/research/samplech2.html   (12428 words)

 Blueprints Magazine Winter 2000 page 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Because of this canopy of layers, the resulting rooms are much more complex and rich in experience than their relatively low ceiling heights might lead one to expect.
The plan published by Wright in the Ernst Wasmuth portfolio of 1910 is cut at eye level, around five feet off the floor, and conveys an extraordinary open quality: there appear to be only free-standing piers, with no walls at all.
Yet by simply sitting down in the dining room, we find ourselves in a protective enclosure of low masonry walls and heavy built-in wooden cabinets, our views suddenly limited to the interior realm.
www.nbm.org /blueprints/00s/winter00/page6/page6.htm   (1771 words)

 109 Rare Books - Recent Acquisitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A portfolio of 18 original etchings, all signed artists proofs, limited to fifty copies.
The etchings are proofs on mulberry (or Japon) paper tipped onto stiff modern card stock; each is signed by the artist either with initials or signature (the signatures are faint but they are there).
One third of the complete work and priced accordingly (I offer here the first two portfolios with 150 plates; the complete set ran to six portfolios with 450 plates).
www.cbwoodbooks.com /catalog122-41-60.htm   (4484 words)

 Dailey Rare Books Catalogues - Architecture
board portfolios, spines worn to various degrees, lacking some plates, otherwise very good.
Ernst Wasmuth introduced Wright to a much wider circle when he published his designs in Berlin in 1910.
Most of the designs and images presented here focus primarily on residences within the state of Illinois although some designs from Buffalo and parts of Michigan are included as well.
www.daileyrarebooks.com /architecture.htm   (6289 words)

 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Included by Wright in the Wasmuth portfolio - Ausgefuhtre Bauten von Frank Lloyd Wright published in Berlin 1910.11 (a compendium of Wright's "best works" as of that time).
Included by Wright as one of only eight works for his major 1930 exhibition that toured the United States and then traveled to Holland, Belgium and Germany in 1931.
Wright assembled the 1930-31 exhibition - selecting only eight of his greatest works - to demonstrate the powerful influence of his work as the true roots of "modern architecture" that sprang up in Europe following publication of his work in the Wasmuth portfolio.
www.wsrc.org /News/news.html   (345 words)

 Internet Obituary Network, Obituary for Frank Lloyd Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1909 Wright traveled to Europe with Mamah Cheney, the wife of his then client Edwin Cheney.
There, he published two portfolios, known as the Wasmuth Portfolio.
These heavily influenced other architects and were hailed internationally.
obits.com /wrightfrank.html   (611 words)

 Architecture Australia : The Historic Houses Trust has bought a copy of Frank Lloyd Wright's Wasmuth portfolio, given ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Historic Houses Trust has bought a copy of Frank Lloyd Wright's Wasmuth portfolio, given by Wright to Australian Captain George Taylor.
The purchase was assisted by a number of donors including Harry and Penelope Seidler, Allen Jack + Cottier, and Robert Albert >> The outcome of the design competition for the German International School in Sydney has been announced, The winner is Staab Architekten BDA, Berlin.
Read 'Architecture Australia: The Historic Houses Trust has bought a copy of Frank Lloyd Wright's Wasmuth portfolio, given by Wright to Australian Captain George Taylor.(New South Wales)' with a FREE Trial for instant access »
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 Newman Designs
For more on my schooling and work experience, you're welcome to peruse my resume, or look over some of my work in the Portfolio.
Back to the original question, though, of "What is good design?" - Hmmm, well, something that looks good, I suppose, a graphical balance that pleases the eye, that evokes some strong emotion, feeling or thought.
From the Introduction to the Wasmuth Portfolio (1910)
www.davidnewman.net /philosophy.html   (669 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its living and dining areas form virtually one uninterrupted space.
This building had the most influence on young European architects after World War I and is called the "cornerstone of modernism." In 1910, the Wasmuth Portfolio was published, and created the first major exposure of Wright's work in Europe.
He designed his own home-studio complex, called Taliesin (after the 6th century Welsh poet, whose name means literally 'shining brow'), which was begun near Spring Green, Wisconsin in 1911 and modified and expanded many times over.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Lloyd_Wright   (2229 words)

 Wright, Frank Lloyd - The Arts & Entertainment Beat - SearchBeat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dana-Thomas House, Springfield, Illinois - History of the best preserved and most complete of Frank Lloyd Wright's early "Prairie" houses (1902-04), with tour information, from the State of Illinois.
Frank Lloyd Wright Wasmuth Portfolio - 131 images of the prints and overlays at the University of Utah with accompaning text in English and German from the Wasmuth Portfolio of Frank Lloyd Wright.
About.com Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright in California - A guide to visiting all the publicly accessible Frank Lloyd Wright sites in the state of California.
www.searchbeat.com /Arts/Architecture/History/Architects/W/Wright,FrankLloyd   (1233 words)

 Architectural Style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Historically, both styles are related to the work of Frank Lloyd Wright.
(1900-1920) was a dominant force in the development of nearly all modern architecture after its inclusion in the widely influential Wasmuth Portfolio published in Germany in 1910.
The Art Deco Style, the International Style and the Art Moderne Style all have influences which can be traced to Wright's early, Prairie Style work.
www.arapahoeacres.org /arapahoe_acres_style.htm   (119 words)

 Utah Digital Collections or Out-of-State Collections with Utah materials - Public Pioneer
This collection contains 131 images of the prints and overlays with accompaning text in English and German from the Wasmuth Portfolio of Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Wasmuth Portfolio was a collaborative effort between Ernst Wasmuth, a Berlin publisher and Frank Lloyd Wright.
It was Wasmuth's idea to publish a complete folio of Wright's work to date.
pioneer.utah.gov /utdigital.html   (2719 words)

 Utah History Encyclopedia
Among the most notable was Taylor Woolley, who, after working briefly for Ware and Treganza, apprenticed in Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park studio.
He was invited in 1909 to join Wright in Fiesole, Italy, where he worked on the architect's famous Wasmuth Portfolio, a lithographic record of Wright's notable designs.
The need for a professional organization of architects in Utah coincided with a state-imposed registration procedure for the profession.
www.media.utah.edu /UHE/a/Architectural_Profess.html   (2277 words)

 Drawn from the Masters
Sinuous graphite sketches by Sullivan led to organic bronze motifs that adorned many of his 19th Century buildings.
Wright's landmark Wasmuth Portfolio, published in 1910 Berlin, was his response to Japanese woodblock prints.
And Burnham started sketching dreamlike pastels of the lakefront 13 years before his Chicago Plan of 1909.
www.architechgallery.com /arch_info/exhibit_docs/exhibitions_2001/masters.html   (212 words)

 Zeal.com - Site Profile for University of Utah - Frank Lloyd Wright: Wasmuth Portfolio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
University of Utah - Frank Lloyd Wright: Wasmuth Portfolio > Profile
University of Utah - Frank Lloyd Wright: Wasmuth Portfolio
Plates of this architect's designs were published by Ernst Wasmuth and are described in English and German.
live.looksmart.com /website/profile.jhtml?cid=574118&wid=100309468   (119 words)

 The Library of Congress Shop > Cards, Journals, Stationery > Postcards > Frank Lloyd Wright ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This book of postcards presents thirty elegant architectural drawings by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867 - 1959).
Included are designs from the 1910 Wasmuth portfolio, a rare and prized collection of Wright's drawings published by German architectural publisher Ernst Wasmuth covering Wright?s work to that time.
Also shown are examples of Wright's American System-Built Houses, designs for prefabricated housing executed between 1915 and 1917---early documentation of Wright's lifelong preoccupation with the issue of affordable housing in America.
www.loc.gov /shop/index.php?action=cCatalog.showItem&cid=3&scid=15&iid=228   (140 words)

 Rare Book Room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Please use the "FIND BOOKS" option on the main menu to help locate titles tha interest you.
Title: AusgefÏhrte Bauten und Frank Lloyd Wright (Wasmuth Portfolio)
Notes: Very Good copy, only one page with a minor water stain.
www.shiningbrow.com /store/ShiningBrow/RareBookRoom/Rare_Book_Gallery.htm   (102 words)

 Books -- Exploring the Works of Frank Lloyd Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shining Brow Books specializes in Frank Lloyd Wright books, but they don't have an affiliate program so I can't provide direct links.
A 1998 printing of a facsimile of the original Wasmuth folios printed circa 1911.
This is a magnificent book and to quote the Preface: "Had his career stopped in 1910, and these plates been his only publication, Wright would still be considered a stunning figure in the global history of architecture." The book contains the Preface, Wright's introduction and 99 plates.
www.sidesways.com /fllw/books.php   (1392 words)

 Wright on Ebay-Steve's Sheet
Here is a beautiful example of prairie style architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright.
This original print is from the American Edition Portfolio: "Buildings, Plans and Designs - Frank Lloyd Wright" a reproduction of his famous Wasmuth Portfolio of 1910.
This is a 28 color brochure of the Marin County Civic Center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
www.leighmgt.com /SteveSheet/wrebay.htm   (10620 words)

This led to his abstraction of the American midWestern prairie into the low, ground-hugging Prairie designs, regularized somewhat democratically on a unit system creating a grid for the plan, and freed from the box by the cantilever.
While living on large commissions, Midway Gardens, the Imperial Hotel, Barnsdall Park, he worked on the American System-Built Homes project, which was realized in part in a project by Sherman Booth and in prefabricated versions for Arthur Richards, which failed due to the First World War.
One site is from a Boston College professor who offers a portfolio of perspective uncorrected images of buildings.
www.franklloydwrightinfo.com   (5105 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright Architects History Architecture Arts English España   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Site for preservation effort concerning Frank Lloyd Wright-designed residence in the Sugar Creek area of Kirkwood, Missouri.
131 images of the prints and overlays at the University of Utah with accompaning text in English and German from the Wasmuth Portfolio of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Official site of the remarkable cubist concrete church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright reproduces the original 1906 brochure with plans, drawings and the design philosophy for the building.
www.amigar.com /buscador/Top/1010240597-10000001   (1075 words)

 Guide to PUL Special Collections - Antiquarian Booksellers Catalogues to Buck, Pearl
Many are in the Beaux Arts tradition and include works by Pennington Satterthwaite (Class of 1893) and designs by Robert W. Gibson (1854-1927) for the 1903 New York Stock Exchange competition.
Also shown were plates from Frank Lloyd Wright's "Wasmuth Portfolio" (from a copy given by Mr.
Wright to the Library) as well as correspondence and notes relating to Mr.
www.princeton.edu /~ferguson/h-ant-b.html   (6508 words)

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