Frank Lloyd Wright


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Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 500 works. Wright believed in designing structures which were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. This philosophy was best exemplified by his ... more »

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  • The screech and mechanical uproar of the big city turns the citified head, fills citified ears—as the song of birds, wind in the trees, animal cries, or as the voices and songs of his loved ones ...
    Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959), U.S. architect. "Earth," pt. 1, The Living City (1958).
  • ''The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.''
    Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959), U.S. architect. New York Times Magazine (Oct. 4, 1953).
  • I find it hard to believe that the machine would go into the creative artist's hand even were that magic hand in true place. It has been too far exploited by industrialism and science at expense to ar...
    Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959), U.S. architect. "Night Is but a Shadow Cast by the Sun," pt. 5, The Living City (1958).
  • ''The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.''
    Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959), U.S. architect. "Night is but a Shadow Cast by the Sun," pt. 5, The Living City (1958). Closing words.
  • ''All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.''
    Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959), U.S. architect. "Recapitulation," pt. 3, The Living City (1958).
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