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June 11, 2008

Frank Lloyd Wright

It seems that I have seen an abundance of Frank Lloyd Wright in the last couple years, including Taliesin West out in Arizona.

Turns out that Sunday was his birthday.

With that in mind, this little snippet comes from my Powell's Technica newsletter this morning:

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Did you build a paper model to celebrate architect Frank Lloyd Wright's recent birthday on June 8? Born in 1867, Wright is best known for his houses that feature low-slung roofs and incorporate nature. Fallingwater is his best example - a house above a waterfall in Mill Run, Pennyslvania. The structure is quite beautiful, but natural elements take their toll on architecture. The original owner, Edgar Kauffman, nicknamed the house "Rising Mildew."
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Posted by bmiraski at June 11, 2008 9:48 AM