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Frank Lloyd-Wright

It’s been said that the problem with being self-taught is that the teacher doesn’t know any more than the student. But self-taught I am. So, I watch what you do, and they do, and what the great masters have done, and I draw ideas and inspiration from those accomplishments. 235 more words

Fallingwater (PA) - June 2014

Fallingwater, the house designed and built about 40 miles east of Pittsburgh by Frank Lloyd Wright for Edgar Kaufmann in 1935 is a stunning example of form and function that blends into the environment. 63 more words


Kaweah Falls

Kaweah Falls originally designed in 1942 by architect Frank Robert, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. The home is located in the center of Three Rivers, California, near the entrance to Sequoia National Park. 279 more words

Design & Nature

All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable”

(Frank Lloyd Wright)

Frank Lloyd Wright

Gone-Away Lake

As part of my Newbery Challenge I recently read Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright.

Gone-Away Lake is a Newbery Honor Book from 1958.

The book tells a great story about two cousins and their summer explorations. 423 more words


A Summer Place

True confession: I’m a sucker for any movie with Sandra Dee in an A-line dress. I’m also a sucker for melodramatic movies of the 1950’s, the type that would have been playing at a drive-in movie theater. 577 more words

Classic Films

Beth Sholom Synagogue

Beth Sholom Synagogue in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania is considered by many critics to be Wright’s most expressive building. The structure is anchored to the ground by concrete walls that incorporate the foundation buttresses for the three steel tripod girders which support the steeply inclined walls, allowing the full upper floor freedom from internal supports. 169 more words