Frank Lloyd Wright built the Millard House (La Miniatura) in Pasadena, California, after experiencing the use of concrete with the Unity temple in Illinois. But he was dissatisfied with it as a construction material. Frank …
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.
Tour Frank Lloyd Wright ‘s Taliesin West With MidCenturyHome
At the age of 72, Frank Lloyd Wright decided to build his winter home in Arizona: he called it Taliesin West.
Wright loved the Arizona desert. He found the rocky landscape inspiring when he visited it in the 1920s, and jumped at the chance to build a new winter base there.
3 Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Houses We Love
Frank Lloyd Wright was unquestionably the father of American Modernism. His focus on connecting the outside nature with the inside is for example clear in the Fallingwater, or Kaufmann Residence, that …
Frank Lloyd Wright’s ‘Dream House’: The Schwartz House
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 …
How You Can Visit The Frank Lloyd Wright Buehler House
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 …
The Frank Lloyd Wright Marden House
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.
The Palmer House, One of the Latest Mid-Century Modern Frank Lloyd Wright Masterpieces
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.