frank lloyd wright

Frank Lloyd Wright subverted typical art-gallery layouts with spiral Guggenheim museum

Our week of celebrating the 150th anniversary of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth by examining his most important projects ends with the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum in New York, which he designed as a spiral ramp for viewing avant-garde ar…

Frank Lloyd Wright designed Taliesin West as desert retreat for himself and his students

Taliesin West by Frank Lloyd Wright

Today is the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright‘s birth, and we’ve been marking the occasion all week by looking back at his most important projects. Next up is the American architect’s desert home and studio in Arizona, which serves as a campus for the architecture school he founded. Read more

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum now available as a Lego set

We love the Lego Architecture series. Primarily because it produces things like this Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Lego set. A landmark of 20th century architecture, this cylindrical Frank Lloyd Wright building dates back to 1959 and this set pretty much captures all of the details that made this so famous. So the Guggenheim’s modernist facade […]

Frank Lloyd Wright for sale: Tirranna in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

Always special when something like this comes up for sale. Although you will need to be pretty affluent to consider buying the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Tirranna in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA. Described by the agent as a ‘masterpiece’, this particular FLW build dates back to 1955, with a name that’s apparently Aboriginal for ‘running waters’. […]

On the market: 1960s Loch Crane-designed midcentury modern property in La Jolla, California, USA

Now this really is something. When an architect designs a house for him or herself, it tends to be rather special. That is definitely the case with this 1960s Loch Crane-designed midcentury modern property in La Jolla, California, USA. The architect was a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, which is evident from this build. Japanese […]

On the market: 1960s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed property in Boulder City, Nevada, USA

Always good to see an FLW up for sale, although this 1960s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed property in Boulder City, Nevada, USA has a slightly more complicated past. According to Curbed, the house dates back to the early 1960s, with the original concept designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. However, the design was modified to ‘fit the […]

On the market: 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Eppstein Residence in Galesburg, Michigan, USA

I suppose the number go FLW builds that come up show how prolific the great man was in his long life and of course, the respect that has been shown to many of the designs over the years. This 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Eppstein Residence in Galesburg, Michigan, USA is the latest to hit the […]

On the market: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Paul Olfelt house in Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, USA

I’ve had to do a bit of detective work to find out which FLW build this actually is. It is the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Paul Olfelt house in Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, USA. The house actually dates from 1960, which is two years after the death of Frank Lloyd Wright. The house was designed by […]

On the market: 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Louis B. Frederick House in Barrington Hills, Illinois, USA

How does the idea of a pretty much untouched FLW for £551k grab you? If it does, check out this 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Louis B. Frederick House in Barrington Hills, Illinois, USA. The house dates back to 1958 and amazingly, has been in the possession of the same family since. The family obviously love […]

On the market: 1950s J Bruce Spencer-designed midcentury property in Lakeland, Florida, USA

What does £150k get you in the UK? In most cities, not a great deal. But if you head over the Atlantic, it will secure you this 1950s J Bruce Spencer-designed midcentury property in Lakeland, Florida, USA. It’s an interesting build, dating back to 1958 and the work of a local architect who was ‘heavily […]