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Frank Lloyd Wright | His philosophy of Architecture

“ A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart”.

 

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867 in Richland Centre, Wiscosin. Wright contributed the ‘Prairie’ and ‘Usonian’ styles to American residential architecture. Elements of his designs can be found in a large proportion of homes built today.

Wright studied civil engineering briefly at the University of Wisconsin. At 20 years of age, he joined a Chicago architectural firm as a draftsman. Wright eventually became chief draftsman and supervised the firm’s residential designs. Wright started his own firm in 1893, and began developing ideas for his ‘Prairie House’ Concept.


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World Renowned Projects of Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867 in Richland Centre, Wiscosin. Wright contributed the ‘Prairie’ and ‘Usonian’ styles to American residential architecture. Elements of his designs can be found in a large proportion of homes built today.

Wright studied civil engineering briefly at the University of Wisconsin. At 20 years of age, he joined a Chicago architectural firm as a draftsman. Wright eventually became chief draftsman and supervised the firm’s residential designs. Wright started his own firm in 1893, and began developing ideas for his ‘Prairie House’ Concept and later on became the pioneer of ‘Organic Architecture‘.

Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity. – Frank Lloyd Wright


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Le Corbusier | The Legend

Legendary Architect Le Corbusier

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

  • Le Corbusier – A Legend
  • Born on October 6, 1887
  • Swiss-French architect, painter, and writer
  • development of modern architecture
  • Le Corbusier designed his first project at the age of nineteen with a local architect.
  • studied modern building construction under Auguste Perret in Paris
  • He also worked in Berlin in the architectural office of Peter Behrens.
  • In 1912, after returning to his hometown, he taught architecture in L’Éplattenier’s industrial art school
  • Worked with German architect Josef Hoffmann.
  • In 1917, Le Corbusier left his homwtown La Chaux-de-Fonds and moved to Paris
  • In 1918 he lost the sight of one eye, a traumatic event, which affected his spatial orientation.
  • In 1922, partnership with Pierre Jeanneret.


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