Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

8 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Named World Heritage Sites

Eight buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are the first works of U.S. modern architecture to be named UNESCO World heritage sites.

July 8, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

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8 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

If accepted as UNESCO World Heritage sites, the eight Frank Lloyd Wright buildings would be the first examples of modern architecture in the United States included in that august company.

December 27, 2018 - Curbed

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National or Regional? Finding American Identity in Architecture

In an extended discussion, Keith Eggener examines what it means for a work of architecture to be "naturally" American, and why looking at modern American styles through an intensively regional lens may be unhelpful.

September 15, 2017 - Places Journal

Frank Lloyd Wright

Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th Birthday Today

June 8 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright, and Dezezen has rounded up 10 ways to celebrate nationwide.

June 8, 2017 - Dezeen

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The Evolution of Green Urbanism

Today’s "Eco" or "Green" Urbanism movement has ancient, cross-cultural roots. This history is worth contemplating for lessons relevant to sustainable planning and design.

January 17, 2017 - Dean Saitta

'Towers Because Gardens'—Reviewing MoMA's Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition

In reviewing MoMA’s recent exhibition “Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal,” Thomas de Monchaux explores the personal life and motivations of Frank Lloyd Wright.

March 10, 2014 - Architect

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Choice Slights from Frank Lloyd Wright

In a 1957 book, author Selden Rodman collected conversations with 35 of America's preeminent artists and architects. The interviews with Frank Lloyd Wright are a font of choice quotes on topics from Le Corbusier to NYC's density.

August 22, 2013 - Brain Pickings

Living with Frank Lloyd Wright

20 homes designed by the renowned architect are looking for a discerning owner. But buyer beware, says Joann S. Lublin, 'owning an architectural treasure can come with significant headaches.'

May 19, 2013 - The Wall Street Journal

Wright-Designed Showroom Demolished in NYC Landmarks End-Around

A courtesy phone call from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission to the owners of a luxury-car showroom designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was seemingly all it took to persuade them to demolish the historic interior.

April 13, 2013 - Crain's New York Business

Wright's Usonian High-Rises Foiled by the Great Depression

Frank Lloyd Wright's design for a Usonian high-rise on the Bowery featured rotated open floor plans to provide living space variation.

February 17, 2013 - Curbed NY

Friday Funny: New Feline 'Dorms' Will Be Fancy Feast for the Eyes

Florida Southern College, the National Register-listed campus that features "the largest concentration of [Frank Lloyd] Wright designed structures anywhere in the world," has found an impressive way to house its feral cats.

February 15, 2013 - Archinect

Two Influential Homes: Separated by Time, United in Spirit

Edwin Heathcote examines the common ethos that connects Kyoto's Katsura Imperial Villa and Los Angeles's Schindler House, "two homes, far apart in time and space, that influenced the modern movement."

November 29, 2012 - Financial Times

Frank Lloyd Wright's Last Great Project Turns 50

John King looks at how Wright's Marin County Civic Center, which the architect described as a "three-dimensional essay on the relationship between government and governed," has stood the test of time.

October 13, 2012 - San Francisco Chronicle

Does Frank Lloyd Wright Set the Wrong Tone for the GOP Convention?

With their stage design influenced by the architectural icon, Christopher Hawthorne looks at the baggage the GOP inherits by riding Frank Lloyd Wright's caped coattails.

August 27, 2012 - Los Angeles Times

One of F.L. Wright's Most Innovative Houses Threatened

As Vanessa Quirk reports, the house Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his son, David, is one of the renowned designer's "more unusual architectural specimens." Located in Arcadia, Arizona, the home is at imminent risk of demolition by developers.

August 22, 2012 - ArchDaily

Frank Lloyd Wright: Apostle of Sprawl

Mark Byrnes brings us a fascinating, and regrettably short, clip of Frank Lloyd Wright discussing his opinions of the city, the skyscraper, and why "the best people" are leaving New York.

June 11, 2012 - The Atlantic Cities

Frank Lloyd Wright Gets Graphic

The eminent architect's lesser-known contributions to graphic design get the spotlight in a new book by Penny Fowler, writes Maria Popova.

May 6, 2012 - Brain Pickings

A Career Spent Capturing Architecture's Greats

The subject of his first career retrospective, noted architectural photographer Pedro E. Guerrero describes his work, lessons learned, and his inspirations, in an interview with Alexandra Lange.

April 11, 2012 - The New York Times

New Exhibit Documents the Promise of Mid-Century Baghdad

Julie V. Iovine examines a new exhibition at the Center for Architecture in New York that seeks to capture the spirit of architectural possibility and optimism that defined midcentury Baghdad.

April 6, 2012 - The Wall Street Journal

Pritzker Fully Restoring Frank Lloyd Wright House

The Frank Lloyd Wright-design Emil Bach House in Chicago will be brought back to original, historical accuracy. Reportedly going well beyond budget, the century-old house will be rented to overnight guests when completed.

December 23, 2011 - Chicago Tribune

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