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America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright worked to create a distinctly American and organic style and designed many iconic buildings, including Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum. Frank Lloyd

Architects
Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

Form follows function: Modernism’s guiding principles

The Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier is one of the most recognisable example of a modernist house In the first half of the twentieth century,

Features

The landscape of humanity: how the countryside holds the keys to the future

The Planta Solar 20 power plant near Seville, Spain. PS20 produces electricity with large movable mirrors called heliostats. Alamy. As climate catastrophe looms, the interdependence

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Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright

Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pennsylvania. Photo via Wikimedia Commons As the work of Frank Lloyd Wright enters the UNESCO World Heritage List, we

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How 3D technology is transforming Frank Lloyd Wright’s desert laboratory

3D scan of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West using Pointcloud technology Embracing the original experimental spirit of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, 3D digital scanning is

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Raymond Unwin and Barry Parker: British planners with focus on function over form

Parker and Unwin’s original plan of Letchworth Garden City, 1904. After reading about social housing architect Peter Barber on Icon 179, one reader felt compelled

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Archiwindow by Federico Babina

Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid and Oscar Niemeyer are among the architects featured as silhouettes in the graphic designer’s latest illustrations Graphic designer and architect Federico Babina’s

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Frank Lloyd Wright and the City

Broadacre City (image: MoMA, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York) A display of Wright’s thinking about cities, in New York until 1

Review

Toys of the Avant-Garde

It is no coincidence that Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Buckminster Fuller were all taught in kindergartens, the school system that introduced building blocks

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Toys of the Avant-Garde

It is no coincidence that Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Buckminster Fuller were all taught in kindergartens, the school system that introduced building blocks

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Bell Phillips completes new school building in Kent

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Learning in the landscape: House of Grain by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school


Architects

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Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Bell Phillips completes new school building in Kent

Nendo designs build-your-own football

Learning in the landscape: House of Grain by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school


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