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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Robie House, 1909.Chicago.
- Style, centered around fireplace
- sliding horizontal sections on one dominant asic
“Robie House” 1909, chicago –
- (Prairie Style) by Frank Lloyd Wright
- horizontal and flat
- Mid western mainly
- integration to landscape is
- The Prairie school shared an
- embrace of handcrafting and craftsman guilds as a reaction against
- the new assembly line, mass production manufacturing techniques,
- which they felt created inferior products and dehumanized workers.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Dining Room, Robie House. Chicago.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Edgar J. Kaufmann House (Fallingwater), 1934-37. Bear Run, Pennsylvania.
- Frank Lloyd Wright in 1930's
- secured important commissions but also made a contribution to the
- field of lowcost, prefab housing with his usonian houses.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Guggenheim Museum, 1957-59.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Guggenheim Museum interior.
The International Style-
- Gropius laid the foundation for
- International Style
- After he left Bauhaus 1928 he was
- later expelled from Germany as his work was deemed degenerate, and thus he moved to US where he brought the Bauhaus curriculum and
- ethos to new art programs.
- Frank Lloyd Wright- critiqued
- modernism and international style in 1930's through writings and
- building design
Le Corbusier’s 5 points for New Architecture-
- published in 1926- points provide
- elementary outline to International Style
- 1. Supporting narrow pillars to be
- left free to rise through open space of home
- 2. The free plan- interior space
- with non-bearing interior walls- free flow
- 3. the free facade- wall as
- non-supporting skin or sheath
- 4. the horizontal strip window
- running the breadth of a facade
- 5. the roof garden the flat roof
- as an additional living area.
LE CORBUSIER, Villa Savoye, 1928-30. Poissy, France.
Villa Savoye Inside details
LE CORBUSIER, Notre-Dame-du-Haut, 1950-54. Ronchampe, France.