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Architecture School Immersion Students Build Timber Installation at Taliesin
“[Wood] is the most humanly intimate of all materials. Man loves his association with it, likes to feel it under his hand, sympathetic to his touch and to his eye. Wood is universally beautiful to Man.” – Frank Lloyd Wright, 1928
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Aug 10, 2017
Seven Hidden Gems from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Period
Just as it seemed that Wright’s pivotal design years had past, Wright entered into two prolific decades of innovation (1936-1959) in his mission to design the ideal American home.
Amy Beth Wright | Aug 7, 2017
Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright with Music
Two concerts at Taliesin’s historic Hillside Theater celebrate the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. Taliesin Music Director, Effi Casey, and Jason Silverman reflect.
Effi Casey | Aug 3, 2017
Getting Personal with Frank Lloyd Wright: Taliesin and Taliesin West
Design Milk explores the legacies of Taliesin and Taliesin West, the two properties considered to be Frank Lloyd Wright’s autobiography in wood and stone.
Design Milk | Jul 26, 2017
Tan-y-Deri Porch Restoration Complete
As of this summer, the preservation crew has fully completed the reconstruction of the porch at Tan-y-Deri of Taliesin, which now stands as it existed from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 25, 2017
Artist Creates Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Mural
As part of an art initiative by Springfield, Illinois, muralist Troy Freeman created a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired mural in downtown Springfield called “PrairieSumac.” We asked Freeman more about what it was like “getting inside Wright’s head” to create the mural.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 19, 2017
9 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Worthy of a Road Trip
Do you have some room in your summer schedule for a road trip? Design Milk created a list of Frank Lloyd Wright properties to help you plan an architectural adventure.
Design Milk | Jul 17, 2017
This New Yorker Cartoon Documented the Guggenheim’s 1959 Opening
Cartoonist Alan Dunn captures the feeling and dialogue of the opening of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in his cartoons for the November 28, 1959 issue of the New Yorker.
Caitlin Dover | Jul 10, 2017
Biomimicry and the Desert Home
An avid outdoorsman and Seattle native, VALI Homes founder and current Arizona resident Austin Trautman struggled to find beauty in what appeared to him a dry and lifeless landscape. Yet after a few months of biking, hiking, and camping the Sonoran desert, he developed a profound sense of awe in the life-sustaining structure of native plants and used them as inspiration for building the ideal desert home.
Austin Trautman | Jun 30, 2017