Purcell & Elmslie: Prairie Progressive Architects

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Purcell and Elmslie: Prairie Progressives explores the work of two important members of the organic architecture movement, and celebrates their tremendously important contributions to American architecture and the Prairie School. Wishing to return to simplicity and honesty, Purcell and Elmslie created homes and buildings that were consistent with a democratic society-simple forms, the natural use of textural materials and decoration, and buildings that accommodated the nature of a site. As did Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd ...

Purcell & Elmslie: Prairie Progressive Architects 2006, Gibbs Smith

ISBN-13: 9781423600053