Frank Lloyd wright

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Frank Lloyd wright

  1. 1. FRANK<br />LLOYD<br />WRIGHT<br />BY: ALEX MINOR<br />
  2. 2. Frank Lloyd Wright<br />June 8, 1867 -April 9, 1959 <br /><ul><li> Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin.
  3. 3. Parents: William Cary Wright and Anna Lloyd Jones.
  4. 4. Family moved to Madison, Wisconsin when he was 12.
  5. 5. In 1885 he left Madison without finishing high school to work for Alan Conover (the Dean of the University of Wisconsin’s Engineering department).
  6. 6. In 1887, Wright moved to Chicago to pursue his dream of becoming an architect.
  7. 7. Wright married Catherine Tobin, moved to Oak Park, Illinois, where they raised five children. </li></li></ul><li>Theory<br />Used horizontal planes<br />No basements or attics<br />Deep overhangs <br />Built with natural materials <br />Used large stone fireplaces <br />Never painted<br /> Repetitive lines and shapes <br />
  8. 8. Falling WaterOhiopyle, Pennsylvania <br />-Natural colors<br />-Long overhangs<br />-Repetitive<br /> horizontal lines<br />- Artificial and natural rock walls <br />
  9. 9. Repetitive Lines and Shapes<br />-Guggenheim <br /> Museum<br />-Fallingwater<br />Marin Civic Center<br />Wingspread<br />
  10. 10. Long Overhangs<br />
  11. 11. Merging Into Environment<br />
  12. 12. Unity Temple<br />
  13. 13. Guggenheim Museum<br />
  14. 14. Frank Lloyd Wright<br />

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