Archinect - News 2014-09-02T08:23:51-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/107571089/spiralling-tensions-at-frank-lloyd-wright-architecture-school Spiralling Tensions at Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture School Alexander Walter 2014-08-27T17:36:00-04:00 >2014-08-29T14:38:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tt/tt3uuszb2xben2st.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architecture school run by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation on Wednesday criticized a decision by the foundation&rsquo;s board that will result in the school losing its accreditation. Last week, the Higher Learning Commission, a Chicago-based nonprofit that accredits universities and colleges, told the school it would lose its accreditation in 2017.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82141819/taliesin-faces-loss-of-accreditation-suspends-fall-enrollment" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Taliesin faces loss of accreditation, suspends fall enrollment</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107394763/help-preserve-frank-lloyd-wright-s-spring-house Help Preserve Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House Maxim Nasab 2014-08-25T11:51:00-04:00 >2014-08-25T11:52:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/25/2554ibp15jz6su57.jpg" width="514" height="387" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Help save one of America&rsquo;s architectural gems; Frank Lloyd Wright&rsquo;s Spring House in Tallahassee, Florida. We at the Spring House Institute are trying to raise money through a crowdfunding campaign to acquire the House from the original owners - the Lewis'. The house was recently listed on the &ldquo;<a href="http://www.preservationnation.org/issues/11-most-endangered/#gid-8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">11 Most Endangered Historic Places in America</a>&rdquo; by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.&nbsp;</p><p>Please visit <a href="http://igg.me/at/springhouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this website</a> for more information and a short history of the house. Help us save this unique and beautiful home. If every Architect in the United States gave us $1 the campaign would be finished in a day.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102863420/90-years-later-frank-lloyd-wright-s-fuel-station-finally-built-in-buffalo-ny 90 Years Later, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fuel Station Finally Built in Buffalo, NY Diane Pham 2014-06-27T14:12:00-04:00 >2014-07-01T22:57:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vw/vw278lgkazfmr7qh.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Filling up the ole&rsquo; gas tank is not a glamorous job, and usually not a task that leaves one marveling at the surrounding architecture. But in 1927, Prairie-style extraordinaire Frank Lloyd Wright put together plans for a fuel filling station in Buffalo, New York that would leave even the most seasoned driver awe struck ... 90 years later, the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum has realized Wright&rsquo;s vision.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/91375049/museum-buys-a-frank-lloyd-wright-house-with-plans-to-move-it-from-new-jersey-to-arkansas Museum buys a Frank Lloyd Wright house with plans to move it from New Jersey to Arkansas Archinect 2014-01-16T13:52:00-05:00 >2014-01-22T19:21:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1e93c339b2a7ef5878009a2aba24e94d.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has bought a rare Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, known as the Bachman Wilson House, located in the Borough of Millstone in Somerset County, New Jersey. Museum officials said the plan is to disassemble the house and move it to Arkansas, where it will be reassembled on the museum&rsquo;s 120-acre grounds, located 25 miles north of Fayetteville.</p></em><br /><br /><p> A year ago <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/68323387/architect-wants-to-relocate-new-jersey-frank-lloyd-wright-to-italy" target="_blank">a potential buyer wanted to move this house to Italy</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/89836075/are-los-angeles-architectural-masterpiece-homes-worth-preserving Are Los Angeles' Architectural Masterpiece Homes Worth Preserving? Archinect 2013-12-27T14:52:00-05:00 >2013-12-30T15:26:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/af756bcc2335a999cef314e78cd2bd97.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Although superlative residential architectural works are elegant mirrors of their times and an important aspect of the city&rsquo;s cultural heritage, the pressures of property values, changed styles of living (the craze for open kitchens and great rooms have doomed many period homes), and property owners&rsquo; rights often outweigh the glories of the past. The demolition of amazing, one-of-a-kind architectural homes is an all too frequent occurrence in LA, despite epic efforts by preservationists.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/86391951/editor-s-picks-341 Editor's Picks #341 Nam Henderson 2013-11-12T19:20:00-05:00 >2013-11-13T10:09:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z4/z4gp12ibmvdmiz6z.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/archiadventures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beth Rosenthal</a>&nbsp;penned an Op-Ed -&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/85989677/op-ed-millennials-and-opportunity-embracing-intentional-vs-spontaneous-change-in-the-workforce" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Millennials and Opportunity: Embracing Intentional vs Spontaneous Change in the Workforce</a>.&nbsp;In the piece she puts a challenge/question to her contemporaries; "<em>What if rather than changing jobs or companies, you tried to change the system or culture within your existing work environment?...as our generation of millennials 'grows up' a little bit, and decides to potentially (just maybe?!) settle down a bit, how do we identify opportunities to yield change through a thoughtful investment of time and commitment?</em>".</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/stevenward" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Ward</a>&nbsp;agreed with the gist but added "<em>i think there is value in change at the beginning of your career&hellip;later on, stability is good&hellip;but don't just stick to stick. find a situation that you value, that makes you want to become rooted and engaged in a more committed way</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bl/bl1rg0c8pd8kqyjd.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Plus, the latest edition of the <strong>Working out of the Box</strong> featured <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/85837677/working-out-of-the-box-the-sugar-lab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Liz von Hasseln, one part of the husband-and-wife team and 3D sugar-printing design firm, The Sugar ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82141819/taliesin-faces-loss-of-accreditation-suspends-fall-enrollment Taliesin faces loss of accreditation, suspends fall enrollment Archinect 2013-09-18T15:26:00-04:00 >2013-09-18T16:46:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/97/97e4vktkipkpmxf2.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The education group that accredits the school has threatened to strip the institution of the right to award architecture degrees, spurring the school's leaders to discuss reforms to stay relevant while retaining the school's unique identity and Wright's legacy. As they weigh their options, they have suspended new student enrollments for this fall.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/80072327/back-to-never-land-chicago-exhibition-honors-remarkable-never-builts Back to Never Land: Chicago exhibition honors remarkable never-builts Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-08-22T16:48:00-04:00 >2013-08-28T03:13:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iz/izyrfn4a2ss76ss6.jpg" width="514" height="251" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The exhibition re-envisions a series of urban environments that are typical for Chicago in order to examine alternatives to the way architecture engages the city. It is a collaborative effort by five teams &ndash; David Brown, Alexander Eisenschmidt, Studio Gang, Stanley Tigerman, and UrbanLab &ndash; determined to find potentials for spatial, material, programmatic, and organizational invention within the city.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Same as it never was? What inspires a city to look back on abandoned plans? Along with the success of A+D Museum's "<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/78446579/the-science-fiction-of-never-built-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Never Built: Los Angeles</a>", and anticipating the Bay Area's "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/79932291/unbuilt-sf-showcases-past-and-future-bay-area-architecture-projects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Unbuilt San Francisco</a>", <a href="http://www.theatlanticcities.com/design/2013/08/exploring-chicagos-lunatic-never-built-visionary-architecture/6610/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>The Atlantic Cities</em></a> took a look at "City Works: Provocations for Chicago's Urban Future" at <a href="http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/expo_72.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Expo 72</a> in Chicago. Originally presented at the 2012 Venice Biennale by University of Illinois at Chicago professor <a href="http://www.aeisenschmidt.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alexander Eisenschmidt</a>, the collection of alternate striking visions for the city will be on display through September 29.</p> <p> The exhibition includes a panorama of the Chicago skyline, where viewers can use the <a href="http://phantomcity.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phantom City app</a>&nbsp;to pinpoint 100+ of these remarkable, unrealized structures, including works by Adolf Loos, Frank Lloyd Wright and Stanley Tigerman.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79464626/moma-releases-young-frank-architect-storybook MoMA releases "Young Frank, Architect" storybook Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-08-14T18:41:00-04:00 >2013-08-19T23:18:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ib/ibeucmx7n2023c2o.jpg" width="514" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Young Frank sees creative possibilities everywhere, and likes to use anything he can get his hands on&mdash;macaroni, old boxes, spoons, and sometimes even his dog, Eddie&mdash;to create things like chairs out of toilet paper rolls and twisting skyscrapers made up of his grandfather&rsquo;s books. But Old Frank is skeptical; he doesn&rsquo;t think that&rsquo;s how REAL architects make things.</p></em><br /><br /><p> &#8203;MoMA's new children's book, <em>Young Frank, Architect</em> tells the story of a budding architect living with his architect grandfather in modern-day New York City. Hoping to give a lesson in design professionalism, Old Frank takes Young Frank on a trip to MoMA, where they find inspiration in their kindred Franks (Gehry and Lloyd Wright). Written and illustrated by <a href="http://www.vivaandco.com/work/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Viva</a> (whose graphical work has been featured by&nbsp;<em>The New York Times,&nbsp;</em><em>The New Yorker,&nbsp;</em>Le Creuset and PUBLIC Bikes), <em>Young Frank, Architect</em> is a gorgeous example of multi-layered children's storytelling -- part showcase of MoMA's architecture and design collection, and part allegory for architectural innovation (with perhaps a bit borrowed from the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/07/how-to-land-your-kid-in-therapy/308555/?single_page=true" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">cult of self-esteem</a>).</p> <p> <em>Young Frank, Architect </em>is on sale exclusively through the <a href="http://www.momastore.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay_Young%20Frank%20Architect_10451_10001_162154_-1_26683_11486_162167" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA store</a>, until its wide-release in September.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75804669/remembering-frank-lloyd-wright-s-bijou Remembering Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bijou Archinect 2013-06-24T15:32:00-04:00 >2013-07-01T18:23:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b9/b9f2de8bab76f8512ecfd68ce1a3ebff.jpg" width="514" height="409" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Wright&rsquo;s bijou, as he described it, was the architect&rsquo;s first permanent work in the city, his first constructed automotive design, and one of his few interior-only projects. Realized during New York&rsquo;s post-World War II commercial construction boom, it was the architect&rsquo;s single gesture along the corporate corridor of International Style buildings designed by his rivals, the &ldquo;glass box boys.&rdquo; The showroom&rsquo;s signature ramp was also one of Wright&rsquo;s several design experiments with the spiral...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/73578602/the-pleasures-and-pitfalls-of-frank-lloyd-wright-homes The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Frank Lloyd Wright Homes Archinect 2013-05-20T18:22:00-04:00 >2013-05-22T16:33:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9t/9tzbfx4o85kky5j6.jpg" width="514" height="315" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For those willing to accept the challenge of owning a dwelling designed by America's most-famous architect, there are about 20 Wright homes currently up for sale in eight states. That's the largest number in recent years. Those on the market now range from a six-bedroom Illinois home listed at $649,000 to a sprawling Montana ranch with a price tag of $5.6 million. "It is a good time to buy a Wright house because there is a variety of prices and locations,'' said Janet Halstead...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/69496105/frank-lloyd-wright-s-millard-house-hits-the-market-in-pasadena Frank Lloyd Wright's Millard House hits the market in Pasadena Archinect 2013-03-15T13:23:00-04:00 >2013-03-18T20:28:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a5/a5ff5a564f69178e50dbd1a020a7ec70.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 4,230-square-foot, four-bedroom, four-bath home&mdash;currently on sale through Crosby Doe Associates for $4,495,000&mdash;offers a rare opportunity to lay claim to a unique piece of Wright history. The house, located in Pasadena, California, was originally built for book dealer Alice Millard for $17,000. Wright once said, "I would rather have built this little house than St. Peter's in Rome."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/68323387/architect-wants-to-relocate-new-jersey-frank-lloyd-wright-to-italy Architect Wants to Relocate New Jersey Frank Lloyd Wright to Italy Archinect 2013-02-25T14:38:00-05:00 >2013-02-25T14:39:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6f/6fdbf74d415e69c859f74bd1207f7266.jpg" width="514" height="248" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Wright aficionado and architect Paolo Bulletti has launched an effort to purchase the 1954 Bachman Wilson House, one of Wright&rsquo;s Usonian Houses in New Jersey, and transport the structure to the town of Fiesole outside Florence.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/67473917/florida-southern-s-college-s-stray-cats-getting-own-frank-lloyd-wright-styled-dorms Florida Southern's College's Stray Cats Getting Own Frank Lloyd Wright Styled Dorms Archinect 2013-02-13T00:05:00-05:00 >2013-02-14T01:28:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v2/v2imnmtj4usf1673.jpg" width="514" height="378" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Treasured for its storied collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, esplanades and soaring fountain, Florida Southern College is making room for six more structures inspired by the famed architect. These new structures will be small &mdash; only about 5 feet high and 3 feet wide. Unlike other Wright designs, they are not meant for humans. Rather, the six domiciles built mostly of custom-made concrete blocks will provide shelter for almost 100 feral cats living on the Lakeland campus.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/67371155/frank-lloyd-wright-s-cincinnati-tonkens-house-for-sale-for-first-time Frank Lloyd Wright's Cincinnati Tonkens House For Sale For First Time Archinect 2013-02-11T11:45:00-05:00 >2013-02-17T09:35:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pg/pgzci4ze84ezc14p.jpg" width="514" height="292" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Designed by the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1955 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991, the Gerald B. and Beverley Tonkens House was listed for the first time ever this week, with an asking price of $1.788M.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/63815621/david-wright-house-saved-preservation-success David Wright House Saved - Preservation Success Archinect 2012-12-20T17:25:00-05:00 >2012-12-27T13:09:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w9/w9no8btriw9hapu1.jpg" width="514" height="358" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy has facilitated the purchase of the David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix, Arizona, through an LLC owned by an anonymous benefactor. The transaction closed on December 20 for an undisclosed price. The property will be transferred to an Arizona not-for-profit organization responsible for the restoration, maintenance and operation of the David Wright House.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/62363479/broad-minded-city-documentary-film-looking-for-a-venue Broad Minded City Documentary Film looking for a venue Quirino de la Cuesta 2012-11-29T14:59:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T18:58:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hs/hs9ik3o8zx0y42vu.jpg" width="514" height="701" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Broad Minded City is a Documentary about Urban Planning, Design and Architecture focusing on the current issues facing cities in development, issues like sustainability, culture identity, infrastructure, transportation and preservation. It's a multidisciplinary approach loosely based on Frank Lloyd Wright's urban model "Broadacre City" to show the difference between Broadacre City and Urban Sprawl as we know it today.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Right now, we are looking to share a 10-15 min short film of Broad Minded City to the public in a venue. The initial screening will mostly happen in the Los Angeles area, but not&nbsp; against screening on other cities interested in this subject matter. The hope is to make the documentary into a full-feature film (90 mins. or longer).</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n2/n27alwypnsb2n9oy.jpg" title=""></p> <p> If anyone is interested in screening in their gallery space or movie venue, please contact or you have different suggestions on a idea venue. The documentary is not only for the architect, developer, planner &amp; designer, but to the broader audience who have an interest or a belief that cities and the urban environment should have better planning, transparency &amp; design, that the design of buildings and spaces should be an everyday experience.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61326401/buyer-drops-bid-to-purchase-david-and-gladys-wright-house Buyer drops bid to purchase David and Gladys Wright House Archinect 2012-11-13T17:23:00-05:00 >2012-11-13T18:08:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y9/y90ps15dkv27q6yg.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;While the prospective buyer strongly supports efforts to preserve the David and Gladys Wright house, he has concluded that for personal and business reasons, this is not an opportunity he will pursue at this time. He has every confidence that a preservation minded buyer will be found, and that the house will be preserved," representatives of the prospective buyer told Joffe.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/60856813/video-tour-of-the-david-gladys-wright-house Video tour of the David & Gladys Wright House Archinect 2012-11-06T18:22:00-05:00 >2012-11-08T17:10:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8d/8dfm65c117g5mqe4.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The David &amp; Gladys Wright house has recently sold and we were able to tour it in June of 2012 - Immediate Community support is needed to ensure the future of this very significant home.</p></em><br /><br /><p> As reported yesterday, a buyer was found to save this Frank Lloyd Wright house. Twitter user&nbsp;@jculpjr just pointed out to us this video walkthrough of the property.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60837791/frank-lloyd-wright-s-david-house-sold-saved Frank Lloyd Wright's David House: Sold & Saved Archinect 2012-11-06T11:36:00-05:00 >2012-11-07T07:38:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zh/zhx5707afijn8vl9.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The current owners have reached an agreement to sell the early 1950s home to a buyer who wants to preserve and restore it, real-estate broker Robert Joffe said Wednesday. The property is being sold for the listing price of nearly $2.4 million to a buyer who wishes to remain anonymous</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/60104795/the-cost-of-living-in-a-landmark-status-frank-lloyd-wright-home The cost of living in a "landmark status" Frank Lloyd Wright home Archinect 2012-10-26T14:13:00-04:00 >2012-11-01T11:06:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n3/n3k4g1zadqfi37b1.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Its owners are hoping to sell the house before Nov. 7, when the City Council is scheduled to vote on giving it landmark status, which they oppose. Though they agree that the house ought to be saved &mdash; &ldquo;The property is gorgeous,&rdquo; Mr. Sells said in its master bedroom one morning &mdash; they say they must first safeguard their investment, as well as their livelihood. &ldquo;If it becomes a landmark,&rdquo; Mr. Sells said, &ldquo;we&rsquo;re out of business.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/58885262/historic-frank-lloyd-wright-home-escapes-demolition Historic Frank Lloyd Wright home escapes demolition Archinect 2012-10-08T13:04:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T19:56:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ca/cac3689f4536f2f04ecc8e04c45477c9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The developer says it had been issued a valid demolition permit; the city of Phoenix says whoever issued the permit made a mistake. A deal was signed on Monday between the developer and the city of Phoenix that delays demolition of the home for one month.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/58505523/wright-masterwork-is-seen-in-a-new-light-a-fight-for-its-life Wright Masterwork Is Seen in a New Light: A Fight for Its Life anthony dong 2012-10-03T11:34:00-04:00 >2012-10-03T15:15:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sp/spr778ovjmffk09e.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It&rsquo;s hard to say which is more startling. That a developer in Phoenix could threaten...to knock down a 1952 house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Or that the house has until now slipped under the radar, escaping the attention of most architectural historians...a spiral home for his son David.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/57281940/pedro-guerrero-flw-s-photographer-dies-at-95 Pedro Guerrero, FLW's photographer, Dies at 95 Archinect 2012-09-14T19:06:00-04:00 >2012-09-14T20:43:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b0/b054a213d2a79c24aefac8fd5378808d.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Pedro E. Guerrero, a former art school dropout who showed up in the dusty Arizona driveway of Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939, boldly declared himself a photographer and then spent the next half-century working closely with him, capturing his modernist architecture on film, died on Thursday at his home in Florence, Ariz. He was 95.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/56623629/frank-lloyd-wright-collection-moves-to-moma-and-columbia Frank Lloyd Wright Collection Moves to MoMA and Columbia Archinect 2012-09-04T12:30:00-04:00 >2012-09-04T12:30:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/80ec498181997f66b577106238ee677f.jpg" width="514" height="283" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[FLW's] entire archive is moving permanently to New York in an unusual joint partnership between the Museum of Modern Art and Columbia University&rsquo;s Avery Architectural &amp; Fine Arts Library, where it will become more accessible to the public for viewing and scholarship. The collection includes more than 23,000 architectural drawings, about 40 large-scale, architectural models, some 44,000 photographs, 600 manuscripts and more than 300,000 pieces of office and personal correspondence.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/55759175/save-the-david-and-gladys-wright-house Save the David and Gladys Wright House Archinect 2012-08-22T16:56:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T22:19:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yl/yl9xfku2elreknif.jpg" width="514" height="259" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A remarkable Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix is under threat of demolition. Wright designed the house for his son David and it is unique among all his residential designs. Your support is needed to urge the City of Phoenix to approve historic preservation designation for the house thereby extending its temporary protection from demolition.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/55754224/sign-a-petition-help-save-a-masterpiece-thanks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Via Kevin W. in the Forum</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53639238/a-long-awaited-tribute-frank-lloyd-wright-s-usonian-house-and-pavilion A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion Archinect 2012-07-16T13:31:00-04:00 >2012-07-16T18:44:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gn0y12a03qencion.jpg" width="514" height="239" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On October 22, 1953, Sixty Years of Living Architecture: The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright opened in New York on the site where the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum would eventually be built. Two Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings were constructed specifically to house the exhibition: a temporary pavilion made of glass, fiberboard, and pipe columns; and a 1,700-square-foot, fully furnished, two-bedroom, model Usonian house representing Wright&rsquo;s organic solution for modest, middle-class dwellings.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/53064775/stolen-lettering-from-wright-s-unity-temple-re-created-restored Stolen lettering from Wright's Unity Temple re-created, restored Archinect 2012-07-06T15:04:00-04:00 >2012-07-06T17:47:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sk/skhowo0s8104sdt1.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Soon after the September 2010 theft, leaders of the Unitarian Universalist church and the restoration foundation assembled a team of architects, Wright scholars and others to help design precise replicas of the letters and determine how to attach them to the structure. After extensive research, replicas were crafted and installed in May. As shiny as experts believe the originals looked when the church was dedicated in 1909, the new letters look brighter than the stolen ones...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/49574192/bloomberg-declares-frank-lloyd-wright-is-america-s-greatest-architect Bloomberg declares Frank Lloyd Wright is America's Greatest Architect Archinect 2012-05-29T21:46:00-04:00 >2012-05-30T13:46:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/76/765d37b88bffa3b156d4742f0ca61999.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Along with the declaration is <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/slideshow/2012-05-29/frank-lloyd-wright-america-s-greatest-architect.html#slide1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">an overview of some of Wright's projects</a>, including the Ennis House, Fallingwater, Millard House, Robie House, Hollyhock House, Taliesin East, Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright Home, and the Martin House.</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/49543388/frank-number-one-in-america" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">via the forum</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/47637482/frank-lloyd-wright-s-lesser-known-contributions-to-graphic-design Frank Lloyd Wright's Lesser-Known Contributions to Graphic Design Archinect 2012-05-07T14:44:00-04:00 >2012-05-07T14:45:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d4/d4dda622a3168ef3b24c78b7383b6996.jpg" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In Frank Lloyd Wright: Graphic Artist (public library), Penny Fowler examines Wright&rsquo;s ingenious and bold graphic work &mdash; his covers for Liberty (some of which were so radical the magazine rejected them), his mural designs for Midway Gardens, his photographic experiments, his hand-drawn typographical studies, the jacket designs for his own publications, including The House Beautiful and An Autobiography, and a wealth more.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>