The Most Famous Designs Of Frank Lloyd Wright

December 16, 2012

The Dwight D. Martin House

Built from 1903 and 1905, the Dwight D. Martin house is considered by many scholars to be one of Wright’s greatest works and one of his most important projects. The complex was designed for Mr. Martin, a wealthy Chicago businessman, who eventually was so enamored with Wright’s designs that he became one of Wright’s principle financial supporters throughout the beginning of Wright’s career. While obviously well-loved by Wright scholars, Wright himself deemed his architectural opus “a well-nigh perfect composition”.

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The Graham House: Clean, Contemporary Architecture

December 16, 2012

Found in Washington State, this lovely modern masterpiece known as the Graham House was designed by E. Cobb architects:

The Most Famous Frank Gehry Designs

December 13, 2012

Famous Frank Gehry Designs: Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Spain’s Gorgeous Guggenheim Museum

December 12, 2012

Guggenheim Museum In Bilbao

Designed by none other than Frank Gehry himself, the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum houses some of the world’s finest modern and contemporary art.

The World’s Tiniest Houses

December 10, 2012

World’s Tiniest Houses: Keret House


Unveiled in October 2012 in Warsaw, Poland, this 5 feet wide, ultra-modern house sports three ladder-accessible floors and is now home to writer Etgar Keret from who the pill-shaped abode gets it’s name.



Sidewalk Egg House


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Monticello: Jefferson’s Heaven On Earth

December 8, 2012

Monticello

If the francophile and former president couldn’t retire in France, he would simply bring the French countryside to him. With many French influences, Jefferson’s Monticello plantation was an ideal place to bask in Virginia’s warm afternoons.