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From New Hampshire to California, some of Frank Lloyd Wright's best-known works are being showcased this summer during the sesquicentennial of the famed architect's birth.
Much has been made of the recent anniversary of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday, who would have turned 150 this June 8th. New York’s MOMA recently opened a retrospective exhibition of his work, but a more fitting tribute to Wright came in the form of the donation of one of his houses to an […]
Edgar Tafel designed the home for Louis Hamilton, one half the namesake of the Hamilton Beach company Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. Show More Summary
Fallingwater, an hour out of Pittsburgh, is described as the world's most beautiful modern house. But fully half of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's fully-conceived masterpieces never left the drawing board. Wright designed 532 buildings that were made, and about the same number again that never were. Show More Summary
The architect John Covert Watson was an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright This unique “sand dollar” residence is quite something. Designed by John Covert Watson, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright’s while the Guggenheim museum was being...Show More Summary
With all of the Frank Lloyd Wright 150th anniversary brouhaha, there's plenty of Wright to read and to look at. But what about listening? To fill that apparent void, head over to 99% Invisible and check out a couple episodes from February...Show More Summary
Head on over to World-Architects to read my review of MoMA's Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive.
Cut and fold your way to architectural greatness.
Yesterday an advance copy of Mark Hagan-Guirey's Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models: 14 Kirigami Buildings to Cut and Fold arrived in the mail. It was a pleasant surprise.So today I couldn't help but try one of the projects, even though it's been a while since I've wielded an X-acto knife. Show More Summary
Fold your way through the architect’s iconic works Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, would have turned 150 this year, and some of us just can’t get enough. While few have the means to build full-scale replicas of Fallingwater...Show More Summary
MoMA tries to wrest the spotlight from the “world famous architect,” but the player always wins. In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright appeared on the television show What’s My Line? On the show, a panel of once-upon-a-time celebrities ask a mystery guest yes-or-no questions in order to figure out who he is and what he does. Show More Summary
One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s fantasies for his design of the Guggenheim Museum was to color it pink. You can see what that might have looked in a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art: Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive. If you can’t get to MoMA, you can see what it […]
In retrospect, they were city-based but anti-urban projects, divorced from the streets, in thrall to cars. A mass of contradictions, Wright, the inexhaustible genius, was, in these as in so many other projects, a maker and mirror of the American century. His archives should keep scholars busy for at least the rest of the post-American […]
When the young Wright moved to Chicago to work for the architect Joseph Silsbee, he was introduced to Japanese prints. It changed his career, and very possibly the course of American architecture. The post Frank Lloyd Wright’s Japanese Education appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Frank Lloyd Wright passed away on April 9, 1959. However, he remains one of the most influential and revered architects in the world. Throughout his career, the Wisconsin native was credited with designing more than 1,000 structures — which included churches, museums, office buildings, and residential homes. Show More Summary
In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday, photos are allowed this weekend in his only home project in LA that is open to the public.
From a skyscraper twice the height of today's tallest building to self-sufficient farms designed to offset the Great Depression, a New York exhibition is spotlighting the hidden projects and dreams of Frank Lloyd Wright. "Unpacking the...Show More Summary
PHOENIX (AP) — A Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix that the famous architect designed for his son and was saved from demolition by its current owner was donated Thursday to the architecture school that Wright founded.