FLW150: The Celebration Continues
Thanks to the excitement of Wright-admirers around the world, partnerships with Wright sites, and continued special events, we’re off to a great start for this 150th year. Here’s a small look at the great things we’ve accomplished together.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Aug 31, 2017
Drawing Up the Past of Taliesin West
University of Texas at San Antonio students are helping to advance the preservation of Taliesin West by creating award-winning, computer-aided design (CAD) drawings of the space, using Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) standards.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Aug 30, 2017
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
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
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
How Today’s Designers are Influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Principles
In honor of 150th birthday, Design Milk asked some architects and designers how Frank Lloyd Wright’s design philosophies shaped their work.
Design Milk | Jun 19, 2017
David & Gladys Wright House Donated to Benefit School of Architecture
On the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, June 8, 2017, the owners of the David & Gladys Wright House announced the donation of the building to benefit the School of Architecture at Taliesin.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 15, 2017
Petroglyphs at Taliesin West
Discovering Frank Lloyd Wright’s work during a high school field trip to Fallingwater, Preservation Archaeologist Aaron Wright, Ph.D., felt drawn to Wright’s understanding of natural landscapes. Now, 25 years later, he is revisiting the legendary architect’s work to study the petroglyphs at Taliesin West.
Aaron Wright | Jun 13, 2017