Architecture School Founded by Frank Lloyd Wright to Shutter
Feb03

Architecture School Founded by Frank Lloyd Wright to Shutter

The architecture school started by one of the giants of his discipline will soon be no more.  The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright, will close at the end of this coming June.   Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin, 1925. More than 1,200 people passed through the school’s programs over the last 88 years at both the Spring Green, Wisconsin and Scottsdale, Arizona locations.  There are currently...

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List+Pix: Wright Buildings Could Become Official World Treasures
Feb02

List+Pix: Wright Buildings Could Become Official World Treasures

One of Chicago’s favorite architects is in line for pretty much the biggest honor that can be bestowed on any member of any civilization: validation from UNESCO. The architect is Frank Lloyd Wright, and ten of his iconic buildings have been nominated for recognition by the United Nations body. To put it in Hollywood terms, when the aliens come to destroy the planet, we’ll gladly sacrifice little Timmy to save Fallingwater....

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Wright in the Sun
May18

Wright in the Sun

This isn’t exactly a Chicago story, but since so many people in Chicagoland have a keen interest in anything involving Frank Lloyd Wright, we thought we’d let everyone know about what’s happening out at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, First Solar, and Big Green Zero are installing a solar farm to power Wright’s former winter home, which is now houses the Frank Lloyd...

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