The Schwartz House was part of Frank Lloyd Wright’s effort to affirm a new, original American architectural style with no reference to the past: the ‘Usonian’ style. The house was originally designed …
Frank Lloyd Wright Houses
This architect is considered the father of American modernism for very good reasons.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses, and 1000+ architectural works overall, paved the way to modern and contemporary architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright’s believe that humans should build and live in harmony with nature, was the foundation of what he called organic architecture. Probably the best representation of his modernist values is the celebrated Fallingwater, built on a water fall.
In this section we feature some of the projects that Wright worked on during his prolific career: the Frank Lloyd Wright houses we find most representative of his revolutionary vision for modern architecture.
At the dawn of the 20th century, American architecture was a melting pot of styles, often inspired by European trends and leitmotifs. But Frank Lloyd Wright, whose career was about to …
Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Marden House in 1952 for Luis Marden, an acclaimed National Geographic photographer, and his wife Ethel.
The Marden House is made of cinder blocks and features a magnificent view of the river valley facilitated by 80 feet floor to ceiling windows.
Probably the most prolific architect ever, he went across 6 decades (1867-1959) and recently recognized as “The greatest american architect of all time”, Frank Lloyd Wright is definitely one of the fathers of the mid century modern architecture and design.