Celebrating the Greats: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright - 1867-1959

Contemporary architecture continues to be grateful and build upon the achievements of past great architects.

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Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.
— Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. This philosophy was best exemplified by Fallingwater (1935), which has been called "the best all-time work of American architecture".[1] Wright was a leader of the Prairie School movement of architecture and developed the concept of the Usonian home, his unique vision for urban planning in the United States. His creative period spanned more than 70 years.

 

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If you are interested in Frank Lloyd Wright, you can learn more at the following websites:
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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

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