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Frank Lloyd Wright - American Architect (1867-1959)

Frank Lincoln Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator who developed an organic and distinctly American style. He was the most influential American architect of the 20th century… 391 more words
20th Century

Frank Lloyd Wright - Architetto Statunitense (1867-1959)

Frank Lincoln Wright, uno dei più grandi architetti del XX secolo, nasce a Richland Center (Wisconsin) l’8 giugno 1867. Assieme a Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe e Alvar Aalto è considerato uno dei maestri del Movimento Moderno in architettura. 389 more words
20th Century

Happy Birthday Louis Sullivan!

Happy 519th birthday Louis! How are you? I haven’t heard from you in a while. I just went to Chicago and walked by the art institute and I remembered about you. 466 more words

Louis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan and the Chicago Auditorium

Louis Sullivan’s interior designs for the theater of the Chicago Auditorium Building (1889) reflect the ideas of Wagner and of the transcendentalist and music critic… 167 more words


Spotlight: Louis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan circa 1895

Known as Chicago‘s “Father of Skyscrapers,” Louis Sullivan foreshadowed modernism with his famous phrase “form follows function.” Sullivan was an architectural prodigy even as a young man, graduating high school and beginning his studies at… 285 more words

Renowned Architects &Firm

Auditorium Theatre, 50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605

Two postcards of the theatre in the Auditorium Building, designed by Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler.

“The greatest room for music and opera in the world – bar none” 147 more words

Theatre Talks

Confession: I design useless space

My relationship with form is the feverish lovesick that one experiences in the beginning of any romantic relationship. Only it has not ended. I am still obsessed with the aesthetic form of design. 721 more words