Quotes on Architecture – Frank Lloyd Wright

 

09.00 – 8 June 2017



F.L. Wright Home and Studio – Illinois

Founder of philosophy ‘Organic Architecture’ , Frank Lloyd Wright was an American Architect, Interior Designer, Writer and educator.

From being a Japanese art dealer to car collector, he has designed more than 1000 innovative offices, churches, schools, skyscrapers, hotels, museums and other structures in his career of 70 years!

Fallingwater, Gammage Auditorium, Beth Sholom Synagogue, Darwin D. Martin House, Park Inn Hotel, Taliesin West, Unity Temple, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Larkin Administration Building and his own Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Illinois are some of his visionary works.

Beth Sholom Synagogue – Pennsylvania

On occasion of his 150th birthday, we have some amazing quotes said by him regarding architecture and its practice.

“A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart”

“Beautiful buildings are more than scientific. They are true organisms, spiritually conceived; works of art, using the best technology by inspiration rather than the idiosyncrasies of mere taste or any averaging by the committee mind”

“Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use”

“All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable”

“The architect must be a prophet… a prophet in the true sense of the term… if he can’t see at least ten years ahead don’t call him an architect”

Robie House – Chicago

Jiyu Gakuen Girl’s School – Tokyo

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