Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)

“There is no architecture without a philosophy. There is no art of any kind without its own philosophy.” – Frank Lloyd Wright, 1959

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect and designer born on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin. He studied mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin but couldn’t finish it. He went to Chicago to practice modern architecture with Joseph Lyman Silsbee.

Wright has a significant role in the twentieth-century architectural movement. In his 70 years of creative period, he designed more than 1,000 structures, which are still works of creativity. He not only moved the world with his work but also mentored hundreds of students at that time.

Frank Lloyd Wright Architect

During his lifetime, Wright designed numerous offices, churches, schools, skyscrapers, hotels, museums, and other projects, as well as interior elements. He also lectured in the United States and Europe and wrote many books and articles. In 1991, Wright was recognized as “the greatest American architect of all time” by the American Institute of Architects.

Wright changed his style and designed according to the needs of American society. Among his many styles, the Prairie Style, also known as Prairie House, became the most famous between 1899 and 1910.
His one of the major series of works listed in World Heritage Site as The 20th Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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