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Willey House Stories Part 4 – A Bridge Too Far
Every house has stories to tell, particularly if the house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Some stories are familiar. Some are even true. Some, true or not, have been lost to time, while others are yet to be told. Steve Sikora, owner of the Malcom Willey House, continues his exploration of the home and its influence on architecture and society.
Steve Sikora | Mar 15, 2018
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater Announces New Director
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy announced today the appointment of Justin W. Gunther as the new director of Fallingwater and vice president of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy later this spring. Gunther will succeed Lynda Waggoner, who recently announced her retirement from the position after more than 40 years at Fallingwater.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy | Mar 14, 2018
Heloise Crista, Acclaimed Sculptor and Frank Lloyd Wright Apprentice, Passes Away at 92
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is saddened to announce the loss of Heloise Crista, who passed away on March 11, 2018, at her home at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 12, 2018
From T-Squares to CAD: Taliesin Across the Generations
An exploration of technology’s impact on architecture through the perspectives of three generations of Taliesin apprentices.
Jeff Goodman | Mar 9, 2018
Monumental Women: Determined Women Delivered Historic Commissions to Frank Lloyd Wright
An exploration of the women who fueled the creation of some of Wright’s greatest spaces.
Ron McCrea | Mar 8, 2018
Arizona Freeway Gets Frank Lloyd Wright Upgrade
The Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has its first splash of color, with a little inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 6, 2018
Conservation of Japanese Screen at Taliesin
During the cold winter months, when tours were closed to the public at Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and sister organization, Taliesin Preservation, partnered to complete a project that is set to be a major highlight on the tour path in the 2018 season.
Tru Vue | Mar 1, 2018
Living Architecture: Taking a Values-Based Approach to Historic Preservation
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has taken a values-based approach to preservation efforts to ensure Wright’s home in the desert is accurately preserved and tells the story of his work and the life of the Taliesin Fellowship. As Taliesin West extends the legacy of innovation by showcasing unique design, sustainable practices, and education, the preservation team maintains a reverence for the history of the site. Fred Prozzillo, the Foundation’s Vice President of Preservation, explains how the innovative spirit of the National Historic Landmark in the Sonoran Desert is continuing as the preservation work evolves to fit the changing needs of the space.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Feb 27, 2018
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Introduces “Taliesin Next” Speaker Series in Arizona
As Frank Lloyd Wright’s enduring legacy continues to influence innovators to create a more beautiful and sustainable world, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation introduces Taliesin Next, a new speaker series that explores how Wright’s legacy can inform the future. The speakers of Taliesin Next present their ideas through a variety of perspectives as diverse as the great architect’s multifaceted legacy.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Feb 22, 2018