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Frank Lloyd Wright Presentation

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Frank Lloyd Wright Presentation

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Frank Lloyd Wright Presentation

  1. 1. FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT Joseph Bertucci
  2. 2. Life & Career • June 8,1867 – April 9, 1959 • American Architect • Interior Designer • Writer • Educator Frank Lloyd Wright (Source: Al Ravenna)
  3. 3. Philosophy • Organic Architecture • Natural Materials • Connection to site/landscape Fallingwater: Bull Run, Pennsylvania (Source: <www.wright-house.com>)
  4. 4. Styles & Influences Darwin D. Martin House: Buffalo, New York (Source: Dave Pape) Glass Panel (Source: The Richard Nickel Committee and Archive ) Dana-Thomas House: Springfield, Illinois (Source: <www.peterbeers.net>)
  5. 5. Styles & Influences Ward W. Willits House Floor Plan (Source: <www.wrightontheweb.net/flw8-3.htm>) Stained Glass: “Tree Of Life”(Source: <michiganstainedglass.org>)
  6. 6. Famous Works • Fallingwater • Location: Bull Run, PA • Built in 1935 • Organic and Japanese Architecture Fallingwater (Source: Ko Simmel)
  7. 7. Famous Works • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum • Location: New York City, NY • Built in 1959 • “Temple of the Spirit” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Source: <www.prairiemm.com/flwc/s400.htm>)
  8. 8. Famous Works • Frederick C. Robie House • Location: Hyde Park, IL • Built in 1909 • Prairie School Style Frederick C. Robie House (Source: <www.gowright.org>)
  9. 9. Famous Works • Imperial Hotel • Location: Tokyo, Japan • Built from 1915 – 1923 • Maya Revival Style Imperial Hotel (Source: <www.famouswonders.com/meiji-mura-a-museum-theme-park>)
  10. 10. Furniture Cherry White Oak Quarter Sawn White Oak Source: <www.woodworkerssource >)
  11. 11. Furniture Miter Wrap English Dovetails Mortise and Tenon
  12. 12. Furniture • Larkin Building Desk Chair • 1906 • Width = 24.75” • Depth = 20.5” • Height = 37” Larkin Building Desk Chair (Source: <www.architonic.com>)
  13. 13. Furniture • Boynton Hall Table • 1908 • Width = 53” • Depth = 20” • Height = 29” Boynton Hall Table (Source: <www.apartmenttheropy.com>)
  14. 14. Furniture • Robie Tabouret • 1909 • Width = 14.125” • Depth = 14.125” • Height = 16.25” Robie Tabouret (Source: <www.apartmenttheropy.com>)
  15. 15. Furniture • The Ingalls Bed • 1909 • Queen: 66” x 94” x 52” • King: 82” x 94” x 52” • Cal. King: 78” x 98” x 52” The Ingalls Bed (Source: <www.apartmenttheropy.com>)
  16. 16. Furniture • Robie High Back Chair • 1909 • Width = 40cm • Depth = 45.5cm • Height = 133cm Robie High Back Chair (Source: <www.bonluxat.com>)
  17. 17. Furniture • The Francis Little Desk • 1912 • Width = 80” • Depth = 40” • Height = 30” Francis Little Desk (Source: <www.homeportfolio.com>)
  18. 18. Furniture • Midway 1,2,3 • 1913 Midway 1,2,3 (Source: <www.steinerag.com/flw>)
  19. 19. Furniture • Usonian Collection • 1945 - 1959 Rectangle End Table (50.5” x 26.5” x 18”) (Source: <www.bonluart.com>) Square Coffee Table (41.5” x 41.5” x 18”) (Source: <www.bonluart.com>) End Table (25.25” x 26.5” x 24”) (Source: <www.bonluart.com>) Storage Box Ottoman (16.5” x 16.5” 19”) (Source: <www.bonluart.com>)
  20. 20. Furniture • Taliesin 2 Floor Lamp • 1955 • Width = 16” • Depth = 16” • Height = 80” Taliesin Floor Lamp (Source: moosedog.wordpress.com)
  21. 21. Furniture • Taliesin West “Origami” Chair • 1949 Taliesin West Chair (Source: <www.savewright.org>)
  22. 22. Furniture • Barrel Chair • 1937 • Width = 20.75” • Depth = 19.5” • Height = 30” Barrel Chair (Source: <www.1stdibs.com>)
  23. 23. Bibliography • Brewster, Mike. “Frank Lloyd Wright: America’s Architect”. Business Week (The • • • • • • • • McGraw-Hill Companies). Web. 23 Aug. 2013. Craven, Jackie. "Chairs By Famous Architects." About.com Architecture. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Aug. 2013. Ehrlich, Doreen, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Frank Lloyd Wright Interior Style & Design. Philadelphia: Courage, 2003. Print. "Frank Lloyd Wright Collection by Copeland Furniture." Apartment Therapy. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Aug. 2013. "Frank Lloyd Wright." Frank Lloyd Wright. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Aug. 2013. "Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian Collection." Bonluxat. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Aug. 2013. Hanks, David A. The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Dutton, 1979. Print. Heinz, Thomas A., and Frank Lloyd Wright. Frank Lloyd Wright: Interiors and Furniture. London: Academy Editions, 1994. Print. Heinz, Thomas A. Frank Lloyd Wright. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith Publ., 1993. Print.

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