Inspired by Wright
1000Museums x Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: New Illustrations of Wright-Designed Homes Now Available to Purchase
HomeAdvisor recently created illustrations of a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home from almost every state in the U.S., and a map showing their location, all of which they donated to The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Prints of the map and the individual drawings are now being sold through 1000Museums.com, with proceeds supporting the Foundation. We spoke with HomeAdvisor representatives to learn more about this project and the inspiration behind it.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jan 23, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Apprentice House Featured in ‘Mrs. Maisel’ Hits the Market
The eight-bedroom home that was recently featured on the hit TV show “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is
located on nearly two acres of land in New Jersey and is on the market for $2.5 million.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jan 13, 2020
Water Cycle in a Jar
When building a structure by or on water, it’s important the architect has a good understanding of the element, and how it functions in its different forms. In this activity, you’ll create and witness the water cycle by using four everyday supplies.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jan 8, 2020
Living with Nature: Passive Energy Techniques
As the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation embraces more sustainable, innovative practices in our preservation work and beyond, we’re sharing some of these methods, and providing some tips on how you can incorporate these practices into your own home and life. Here, we discuss how Frank Lloyd Wright used the natural environment to create more comfortable structures.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Dec 23, 2019
Classic Rug Collection x Frank Lloyd Wright: Q&A with Founder Barbara Barran
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has recently collaborated with Classic Rug Collection Inc., a company that creates unique rugs, hand-loomed cotton flat weaves, and vinyl floor cloths. Founder and President of Classic Rug Collection Inc., Barbara Barran, has a deep connection to Frank Lloyd Wright, and was able to interpret his designs to create stylish, colorful rugs for the modern home. We spoke with Barbara to learn more about what went into creating these rugs.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Dec 18, 2019
How well do you know Frank Lloyd Wright?
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Dec 17, 2019
The Atom Brick x Frank Lloyd Wright: Q&A with Founder Adam Reed Tucker
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has recently collaborated with The Atom Brick, a company that seeks to inspire today’s builders to create the world around them using interconnecting bricks. In their first launch, they created three of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most well-known buildings.
To learn more about what went into creating these building kits, we spoke with Adam Reed Tucker, founder and design-visionary at The Atom Brick.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Dec 12, 2019
The Form and Function of Science Fiction
Science fiction and architecture are both practices that imagine—and critique—new worlds. Frank Lloyd Wright’s work was both a critique of the way we build and a projection about how our built world could change. Wright wasn’t just designing a new built environment, his work was always also addressing the political and economic architecture of future societies. Some particular examples of the way in which his projects have been used in science fiction show the complicated relationship between his social and spatial imaginations.
Fred Scharmen | Nov 15, 2019
Make Your Own Origami Cube: An Introduction to Architecture 101
The cube is an essential building block of architecture when it comes to understanding the built environment. In this hands-on activity we blend the geometric forms Frank Lloyd Wright was inspired by with the Japanese art of paper folding.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Nov 13, 2019