Restoring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Suntop
Bewitched by Frank Lloyd Wright’s innovative (and livable!) vision for a middle-class dwelling, a couple takes on the restoration of Suntop.
Lipkind House, Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright
Designed by Pittsburgh architects Peter Berndtson and Cornelia Brierly, who studied with Frank Lloyd Wright, the Lipkind house is carefully preserved.
Restoring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Willey House
The innovative single-level Willey House, completed in 1934, is considered by some to be the bridge between Wright’s Prairie designs and his middle-class Usonian homes. Nearly 75 years after its completion, this Frank Lloyd Wright house has undergone a complete restoration.
Samara: A Frank Lloyd Wright Design
Read the story behind Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara house.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pew House
Wright’s Pew house on Lake Mendota in Wisconsin recall’s the architect’s famed Fallingwater, but on a more modest scale.
Frank Lloyd Wright Reading Recommendations
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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: THE ROOMS Interiors and Decorative Arts by Margo Stipe (Rizzoli 2014) Intimate immersion inside the Prairie houses, Fallingwater, Hollyhock House & more.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT PRAIRIE HOUSES by Alan Weintraub (Rizzoli 2006) Interiors and details of over 70 extant buildings of the Prairie School years. How Wright broke from Beaux Arts symmetry to create “a tartan plaid of main spaces and secondary spaces, of public rooms and circulation spaces”—with brilliant results.
THE PRAIRIE SCHOOL: Frank Lloyd Wright and his Midwest Contemporaries by H. Allen Brooks (Norton 2006) From its beginning to its end, Prairie School beyond Wright. Discusses the architects’ various contributions.
HOMETOWN ARCHITECT: The Complete Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois by Patrick F. Cannon (Pomegranate 2006) Houses 1887–1913; this book is the pilgrimage documenting 27 Wright houses in Oak Park and River Forest. Photos include interiors.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: THE HOUSES by Alan Weintraub (Rizzoli 2005) From the 1908 Prairie School Robie house in Chicago through his textile-block houses in Los Angeles, and on to Fallingwater and Taliesin West, here are FLW’s residential commissions all in one huge volume.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S INTERIORS by Thomas A. Heinz (Gramercy Books 2002) Shown are 1,000 interiors, including houses and public and corporate buildings, from throughout Wright’s career. Horizontal lines, natural elements, concrete, and brilliant use of three dimensions.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S GLASS DESIGNS by Carla Lind (Pomegranate 1995) Innovative design for windows, skylights, and decoration.