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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
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
Frank Lloyd Wright House in a Bookshelf
Jim and Cathy Walter have always dreamed of having their own Frank Lloyd Wright home. So they built one — in a bookshelf.
Jim Walter | Jun 26, 2017
Illuminating Details from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Blueprints
Guggenheim Blogs explores the museum’s array of obscure details discovered by a thorough analysis of their archival documents.
Ashley Mendelsohn | Jun 23, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright on Air Conditioning
The following excerpt detailing Frank Lloyd Wright’s thoughts on air conditioning was taken from Wright’s 1954 publication “The Natural House.”
Frank Lloyd Wright | Jun 21, 2017