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Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Wyoming Valley School Receives Grant for Preservation
Our friends at the Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center and Town of Wyoming (Wisconsin) received a $90,200 community development investment grant to complete vital preservation work.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Apr 27, 2021
Miniature Models of Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Landmarks
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has recently collaborated with Bree Industries, taking several Wright-designed landmarks and crafting them into beautiful miniature wooden build-it-yourself models. We spoke with founder Marcus Bree to learn more about the process and the creation of the new landmark model collection. Learn how to purchase and build your own model below.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Apr 19, 2021
The Art & Craft of the Machine
This essay excerpt has been taken from one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s earliest and most seminal lectures where he seized upon the ways in which industry, education, and architecture could foster more inclusive and equal communities.
Frank Lloyd Wright | Apr 7, 2021
Buffalo Photographer Ventures to Graycliff
Buffalo, NY-based architectural photographer Matthew Digati recently took us on a visual journey to see the Martin House in Buffalo. Now, Matthew is back to lead us on a tour of Graycliff, an impressive Frank Lloyd Wright design 20 miles south of Buffalo overlooking Lake Erie.
Matthew Digati | Apr 6, 2021
A Springtime Celebration: Easter at Taliesin West
Each year, the Wrights and the Taliesin Fellowship would host a colorful, lively Easter celebration on the grounds of Taliesin West. Guests traveled to enjoy this annual tradition full of music, food, and fun that helped mark the end of spring.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Apr 2, 2021
Homecoming: Architects Open Studio at Taliesin West, Where Their Careers Began
H&S International, a firm founded by Taliesin trained architects Bing Hu and WenChin Shi, has studios for its practice all over the world, and has now opened its newest branch, the Taliesin West Studio.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 30, 2021
Willey House Stories: The Space Within: Part 5, “The Purpose”
The Space Within – Part 5: The Purpose “… the sense of materials and the purpose of the whole structure in this dwelling.” -Frank Lloyd Wright, The Natural House Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s own description of the Willey House, in this, the fifth and final part of the Willey House blog series The Space […]
Steve Sikora | Mar 30, 2021
Remembering John Rattenbury
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is saddened to announce the passing of Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice and Taliesin Architects cofounder, John Rattenbury. Rattenbury passed away on March 28, 2021 at the age of 93. Please join us in celebrating his life and accomplishments.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 29, 2021
Willey House Stories: The Space Within: Part 4, “Sense of Space”
In this fourth segment of a special five-part feature series for the ongoing Willey House Stories, homeowner Steve Sikora explores variations on the theme from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s Spring 2021 Quarterly issue “The Space Within.” In Part 4, titled “Sense of Space,” Steve explores three concepts: 1. The Book of Tea, 2. Room for Jello, and 3. Rubin’s Vase.
Steve Sikora | Mar 23, 2021