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Talisien West - special edition


Talisien West - special edition


Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s studio, school of architecture, and home in the Arizona desert, is universally recognized as a modern masterpiece.  It began as a “desert camp” in 1937 and continued to evolve throughout his life.  Today it represents the summation of Wright’s ideals of “Organic Architecture” – an approach to building “appropriate to place, appropriate to time, and appropriate to man.”  In order to better understand the enduring meaning and significance of Taliesin West, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, Director of the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives, first provides an in-depth overview of Wright’s remarkable life and career.  He then focuses on Taliesin West, relating everything from its origins, innovative use of materials, and experimental construction methods, to Wright’s orchestration of architectural concepts.  Mr. Pfeiffer conjures an intimate portrait of  Taliesin West from the perspective of someone who has lived and worked there for nearly six decades.


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Edition: Special
Number of discs: 2
Format: DVD, NTSC
Regions: Worldwide
Language: English
Aspect Ratio:  4:3
Duration:  82 minutes

Disc One:  Documentary Film
• 30 minute overview of  Taliesin West

• 52 minute overview on  Wright’s life and career
• Slide show of over 140 New Photographs
• Region Free (DVD is viewable in all countries)
• NTSC format

Disc Two:  Interactive Tour
This Interactive  Virtual  Tour utilizes an intuitive multi-referenced interface to allow users self-directed experiences through a comprehensive collection of photographs, VR panoramas, and drawings.  It provides the most engaging and comprehensive documentation of  Taliesin West ever produced. 

• Over 147 Photographs and 19  Virtual Reality Panorama.
• Hi-Resolution Viewing of Archival Drawings and Photographs

Interactive Tour Requirements:
• Operating systems:  Windows
• DVD-ROM Drive.

Studio IN-D media, LLC
Director / Producer:  Timothy Sakamoto
Starring:  Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
Released Date:  2007