Louis Henry Sullivan


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Noun1.Louis Henry Sullivan - United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase `form follows function' (1856-1924)Louis Henry Sullivan - United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase `form follows function' (1856-1924)
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Cannon, author of several books on Chicago architecture, presents a pictorial survey of the works of Louis Henry Sullivan, who was mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright, creator of the skyscraper, and famously expressed the modernist credo "Form follows function.
Louis Henry Sullivan was born in Boston in 1856, the son of an ambitious Irish dancing master and his Swiss Mennonite wife.