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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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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater | Organic Architecture Exemplified

Kaufmann House or Fallingwater| Frank Lloyd Wright

Fallingwater is an unique example of modern Organic Architecture, which was designed by Architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1934 in rural Pennsylvania, 80 kilometers southeast of Pittsburgh.

Kaufmann House 'Fallingwater', Pennsylvania, USA

Kaufmann House ‘Fallingwater’, Pennsylvania, USA

Organic architecture is a philosophy of architecture which promotes harmony between human habitation and the natural world through design approaches so well integrated with its site that buildings, furnishings, and surroundings become part of a unified, interrelated composition.


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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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Solomon Guggenheim Spiral Museum | Frank Lloyd Wright’s Masterpiece

This project is a Masterpiece. It was designed by the Great Architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the early forties.

Althought the design process started in 1943, Wright’s inverted-ziggurat design was not built until 1959. There were a number of reasons for the delay. Architect Wright had to produce six separate sets of plans and 749 drawings before one was finalized.

Solomon Guggenheim Museum

Solomon Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon Guggenheim Museum was constructed to display the collected works of Guggenheim – his sculptures, paintings and pictures.


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