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  • Architect Like Frank Lloyd Wright
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    Frank Lloyd Wright was arguably one of the best architects of the 19th and 20th centuries. His works ranged from traditional buildings typical to the late 1800's to ultramodern designs (Official Site 1). He had a great knowledge of the land and his buildings were practical in terms of their surroundings. Wright's appreciation and love for nature was a key characteristic, and a strong influence in his architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright was born in 1867 in Richland Center, Wisconsin (Hunt 180). He w...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
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    Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright was born as Frank Lincoln Wright in Richland Center in southwestern Wisconsin, on June 8, 1867. His father, William Carey Wright, was a musician and a preacher. His mother, Anna Lloyd-Jones was a teacher (1 Compton). It is said that Anna Lloyd-Jones placed pictures of great buildings in young Frank's nursery as part of training him up from the earliest possible moment as an architect. Wright spent some of his time growing up at the farm owned by his uncles n...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
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    One of America's most influential and imaginative architects was Frank Lloyd Wright. Throughout his 70 year career, Wright has not only designed nearly a thousand structures, but he has explored the ideas of living space, landscape, and the relationship between architecture and community. Frank Lloyd Wright left behind a legacy of beautiful houses and buildings, an American style of architecture, and an example of what it means to live life based on the way things should be, not the way they are...
  • Frank Lloyd Wrights Views On Architectural Space
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    The way you live is being directly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wrights innovations in residential architecture. Mr. Wrights organic architecture was a radical departure form the traditional architecture of his day, which was dominated by European styles that dated back hundreds of years or even millennia. He contributed the Prairie and Usonian houses to the familiar of American residential design, and elements of his designs can be found in a large proportion of homes today. While most of his desi...
  • Influential On Wright's Design
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    Frank Lloyd Wright's favorite occupation on a Sunday afternoon was to rearrange the furniture in his Oak Park house; photographs of these experiments still exist today. They show that during his first six years there, his living room, for instance, was filled with an eclectic assortment of furniture, ferns, oriental rugs, draped shawls and curtains all of which demonstrated the influence of the Aesthetic Movement on his taste. Six years later, though, Wright had redesigned his dining room and th...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Personal Life
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    Frank Lloyd Wright: Innovator in American Architecture. ".. having a good start, not only do I fully intend to be the greatest architect who has yet lived, but fully intend to be the greatest architect who will ever live. Yes, I intend to be the greatest architect of all time". - Frank Lloyd Wright 1867-1959 It appears that from the very beginning, Frank Lloyd Wright was destined by fate or determination to be one of the most celebrated architects of the twentieth century. Not only did Wright po...
  • Wright's Organic Architecture
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    Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect that proposed many ideas, which represent half a century of ingenuity and lots of creativity. One of the major influences in Mr. Wright's life was the collapsing of the state of Wisconsin Capitol Building. Through the turn of the century, his personal style was evolving, and his work in these years developed his "prairie style". Frank Lloyd Wright introduced the word "organic" into his philosophy of architecture. He began the theory of integrating architecture...
  • New Organic Style Of Architecture
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    The twentieth century was full of new ideas and inventions. Henry Ford mass produced automobiles within the price range of the average man. Thomas Edison created a machine that made it possible to show motion pictures in movie theaters. Hot air balloons were seen in great numbers over the cities of America. Every field of science was making advances. Architecture, however, still lagged behind. Thousands of new buildings were constructed across America. These new buildings resembled an architectu...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
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    What led Frank Lloyd Wright to become recognized as the greatest American Architect of the twentieth century? Born in 1867 in Richland Center, Wisconsin of Welsh heritage his idealistic mother Anna Lloyd Jones Wright and her family were committed Unitarians. They had the greatest influence on his early life. It is said that Anna Lloyd-Jones placed pictures of great buildings in young Frank's nursery as part of training him from the earliest possible moment as an architect. His father, William Ca...

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