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Frank Lloyd Wright The Master Architect. By: Scott Myers. Frank Lloyd Wright. Biography Famous Architecture Contributions Quotes Multiple Choice Key Terms. Biography. Richland Center, Wi . - June 8, 1867 Anna Lloyd Jones William Cray April 9, 1959 - Phoenix, Arizona Louis Sullivan

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Frank lloyd wright the master architect

Frank Lloyd WrightThe Master Architect

By: Scott Myers


Frank lloyd wright
Frank Lloyd Wright

  • Biography

  • Famous Architecture

  • Contributions

  • Quotes

  • Multiple Choice

  • Key Terms


Biography
Biography

  • Richland Center, Wi. - June 8, 1867

  • Anna Lloyd Jones

  • William Cray

  • April 9, 1959 - Phoenix, Arizona

  • Louis Sullivan

  • America’s greatest architect


Biography early life
Biography – Early Life

  • Froebel Gifts

  • Divorce

  • Moved

  • Didn’t graduate high-school

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Moved to Chicago

  • Imperial Hotel


Biography later life
Biography – Later Life

  • 4 marriages

  • Personal life collapsing

  • Publicity

  • Taliesin

  • TIME magazine


Facts
Facts

  • Designed 1,141 houses. 532 built. 409 remain

  • Designed furniture, fabrics, art glass, lamps, dinnerware, silver, linens and graphic arts

  • Autobiography


Falling water
Falling Water

  • Often regarded as his best architectural work

  • American Institute of Architects named the house the "best all-time work of American architecture”

  • Currently museum – more than 150,000 visitors per year


His house and studio
His House and Studio

Located in Oak Park, Illinois.


Taliesin
Taliesin

  • Located in Spring Green, Wisconsin


Taliesin west
Taliesin West

  • Located in Scottsdale, Arizona


Price tower
Price Tower

  • Located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma


Contributions
Contributions

  • Political – None

  • Diplomacy – None

  • Economic – Minimal

  • Social – Minimal

  • Technological – None

  • Cultural – New types of architecture


Organic architecture
Organic Architecture

  • Coined by Frank Lloyd Wright

  • Grow from environment

  • Suited American life

  • Still used


Prairie style
Prairie Style

  • Low-pitched roof

  • Overhanging eaves

  • Horizontal lines

  • Central chimney

  • Open floor plan

  • Clerestory windows


Quotes
Quotes

  • "The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines."New York Times Magazine (4 Oct. 1953).

  • "Clear out 800,000 people and preserve it as a museum piece."On Boston; in NY Times, 27 Nov 55

  • "TV is chewing gum for the eyes."In Quote Disk 1,2,3, by DBUG, 1991.

  • "The truth is more important than the facts."In The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection, AApex Software, 1994.

  • "Get the habit of analysis- analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind."In Barnes & Noble Book of Quotations, by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1987.


Multiple choice
Multiple Choice

At what age did Frank Lloyd Wright run away from home?

A.) 16 B.) 18 C.) 20 D.) 22 E. N/A

What did Frank Lloyd Wright consider to be one of his biggest influences?

A.) His parents B.) His teachers C.) Froebel Gifts

D.) William C. Gannett E.) Books

Frank Lloyd Wright was featured on the cover of what famous magazine?

A.) TIME B.) The New Yorker C.) Design & Architecture

D.) Esquire E.) Smithsonian


Multiple choice1
Multiple Choice

Where was the first place Frank Lloyd Wright moved after running away?

A.) New York B.) California C.) Arizona

D.) Wisconsin E.) Chicago

Frank Lloyd Wright is most famous for what type of architecture?

A.) Prairie B.) Organic C.)Industrial

D.) Gothic E.) Victorian


Key terms
Key Terms

  • Froebel Gifts – A set of education materials developed by Friedrich Fröbel.

  • Clerestory- A high wall with a band of narrow windows along the very top.

  • Falling Water – Wright’s most famous building. Remains in south-western pennsylvania.


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