How a new documentary on Frank Lloyd Wright's L.A. houses came to be. "That Far Corner: Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles," the documentary our architecture critic directed for KCET, premieres March 6. Here he writes about the process of trying make a critical argument in a different medium.
Moving from a tiny Swiss apartment to an American architectural masterpiece is not for the fainthearted In one of those matrimonial negotiations familiar to no one except strange expatriates such as myself, my husband Brian agreed that if we went through with it, I would get the Frank Lloyd Wright. Brian and I were considering divorcing, you see. Show More Summary
Partaking in what sounds like the photography assignment of a lifetime is Andrew Pielage, who has set out to capture every one of Frank Lloyd Wright's remaining works. READ MORE »
In the race to build vertically, Asia has a commanding lead Frank Lloyd Wright once proposed The Illinois, a mile-high skyscraper set on the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago, a towering giant of a building powered by atomic elevators. Show More Summary
Sadie Stein on the rise of open kitchens—from Frank Lloyd Wright's to Christian Grey's—and on the lost luxury of separate kitchens that offer cooks the opportunity to be alone.
Andrew Pielage dreams of shooting all 531 Wright buildings still standing When Phoenix-based photographer Andrew Pielage came to Los Angeles last week to photograph two of Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous California designs, the Hollyhock House and the Ennis House, he found the work came naturally. Show More Summary
Revisiting his philosophies could inspire fixes for current housing crises, urban design challenges, and future climate changes.
At Polymath Park, visitors can spend a night staying in the architect’s homes In western Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, it’s hard for a home to really stand out. Arguably the country’s most famous residential design, Frank Lloyd Wright’s...Show More Summary
Are you a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture? Then you are sure to enjoy this kirigami (the art of cutting and folding) book by Marc Hagan-Guirey that help you recreate 14 of his best loved buildings using paper. Get it on Amazon. Love paper craft? Do check out this kit: Amazing Origami Kit: Traditional […]
Robert Green became one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s last apprentices as a Taliesin West Fellow. He returned to Atlanta and started a 40-year career, establishing himself as the closest thing to Wright this city has produced—in a state with no buildings by the American icon.
Frank Lloyd Wright is America's best known architect, and also one of the most prolific. During his lifetime, he designed more than 1,000 buildings, 532 of which were built. More than 400 of those still stand today. 39-year-old Phoenix photographer Andrew Pielage has a very ambitious goal: to photograph every single one of them. READ MORE »
The linear windows of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic structures are the perfect subject for Marc Hagan-Guirey’s book, which comes with 14 cut-and-fold models based on buildings from the Frederick C. Robie House to Taliesin West and the Johnson Wax building.
There's a reason why the late architect Frank Lloyd Wright is a household name. From the late 19th century to the early 20th century, he pioneered the Prairie School movement of architecture, characterized by horizontal lines, flat roofs with broad eaves, and an integration with the natural landscape. Show More Summary
Using Wright’s life and work to connect science and creativity in the classroom Iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright has inspired generations to design and create. A new initiative under development by the Frank Lloyd WrightShow More Summary
This week in art news: More women shared allegations of sexual misconduct by Chuck Close, a Christie’s employee and former CIA officer was arrested, and a Frank Lloyd Wright building was demolished. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The demolition, which occurred overnight on January 10, came as a shock to preservation groups who had been working to save the building. The post Developer Bulldozes Frank Lloyd Wright Building as Preservationists Rushed to Save It appeared first on Hyperallergic.
It’s the 150th birthday anniversary of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and some of his architectural pieces of history are up for sale. We get to do a virtual open house and peak inside four Frank Lloyd Wright homes for sale. All...Show More Summary
An experimental spiral-shaped house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1950 for his son and daughter-in-law, David and Gladys Wright, had all but disappeared from public view until 2009, when their heirs put the home on the market. The...Show More Summary
Frank Lloyd Wright's final project, the Norman Lykes House, is back on the market for $3.25 million after failing to secure a buyer at a higher price. The residence, built into the side of a mountain in Phoenix, Arizona, offers stunning views of the city and includes some of Wright’s most celebrated design trademarks.[...]