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    • 1. Frank Lloyd Wright 1867-1959
    • 2. Early life • Born Franklin Lincoln Wright. Changed middle name after parents divorced. • Born in Richmond Center Wisconsin. • went to University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dropped out after two semesters.
    • 3. • Married, started career designing prairie houses • After 20 years of marriage fell in love with Mamah Borthwick Cheney, wife of man that commissioned him to design house. • Eloped and moved to Italy. • alienated from the architecture community in the US.
    • 4. • 1911 moved back to Wisconsin after personal life settled. • Built house on his mothers land. • While working in Chicago servant light Wright’s house on fire and murdered his wife and 6 others with an axe. • Continued designing architecture and remarried. • Died in 1959 while still designing buildings.
    • 5. Contributions to american architecture • Created Organic Architecture. • Building is supposed to come out of its surroundings and compliment it. • supposed to serve the person occupying the building. • feels like part of the environment, not intrusive
    • 6. Falling Water • Bear Run Pennsylvania
    • 7. limestone and concrete stream runs under the building architectural fee 8,000 construction crew secretly added steel to concrete slabs
    • 8. Prairie House Movement • style that started around Chicago • low buildings • shallow sloped roofs • unfinished material • overhangs
    • 9. Robie House
    • 10. Windows in Robie House
    • 11. Westcott House
    • 12. Usonian • Term made up by Wright • For middle class • Centered around simple geometry
    • 13. Rosenbaum House
    • 14. Malcolm Willey House
    • 15. Price Tower His only skyscraper
    • 16. Samuel R. Guggenhiem Museum
    • 17. New York City Take elevator to top and walk to floor of building circular took 16 years
    • 18. Influence in Suburban Design Prefabrication and efficiency of in building Slab on grade foundations Simplified construction techniques Usonian Design Mechanization Developed textile block block system Precast concrete blocks locked together Alice Millard House Samuel Freeman House
    • 19. Resources http://blog.lib.umn.edu/glend015/architecture/fallingwater-1%5B1%5D.jpg http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.onlineartcenter.com/images/ WrightFallingWater.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.onlineartcenter.com/ architecture.html&usg=__VzAqC1y5v9PGKv84ek_e1Emk1JI=&h=545&w=426&sz=34&hl=en&start=1 &um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=B0g5coMmbZvRhM:&tbnh=133&tbnw=104&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dfrank %2Blloyd%2Bwright%2Bfalling%2Bwater%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26tbs%3Disch:1 http://www.wright-house.com/frank-lloyd-wright/fallingwater-pictures/large-fallingwater-photos/high- resolution/7-living-room-L.jpg http://jameswoodward.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/robie_house.jpg http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/flw/robie08.jpg http://www.durableslate.com/gcportfolio/westcott/westcott_exterior_after.jpg http://awaytome.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/rosenbaum-house.jpg http://www.florenceal.org/Community_Arts/Local_Attractions/flr.jpg http://www.delmars.com/flwtrip/images/rosenb01.jpg http://www.naturalhomemagazine.com/uploadedImages/articles/issues/2009-07-01/NH-JA09- willy_01.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/74/Guggenheim_museum_exterior.jpg http://www.mediabistro.com/unbeige/original/gugg%20looking%20down.jpg http://blog.newsok.com/okiereads/files/2009/12/450px-Price_Tower_-_Bartlesville.jpg