Winslow House, River Forest, IL 1893. Copyright© The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
taliesin west and taliesin part of wright architecture nomination to unesco's world heritage list
Taliesin and Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's personal homes and studios owned by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, are included in a collection of sites that are part of a Nomination of Key Works of Modern Architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright to UNESCO's World Heritage List. The collection of 10 buildings in seven states represents the first modern architecture nomination from the United States to the World Heritage List.
aaron betsky named new leader of frank lloyd wright school of architecture
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has announced that they have selected Aaron Betsky – renowned teacher, curator, critic and administrator – to lead the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture as its new Dean. Betsky is succeeding Victor Sidy, who has led the School of Architecture since 2005, and who is stepping down to allow him to return to his architectural practice.
LEGO® model of taliesin west on display
Architectural LEGO® Artist Adam Reed Tucker unveiled the first model of Taliesin West ever made from LEGO bricks and the largest LEGO model of any Frank Lloyd Building in history. The model will be on display during regular tours of Taliesin West through April, 2015.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Archives is one of the largest and most complete collections of materials related to a single artist in the world. Furthering the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation's educational goal, the Archives provide to scholars over 23,000 architectural drawings, 10,000 historical photographs, large-scale presentation models, publication manuscripts, extensive correspondence and other documents illuminating the transformational work of the world-renowned architect.
The Wright collection, comprising documents, drawings, models and other artifacts, are being co-located at Columbia University's Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library and The Museum of Modern Art.
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SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM INAUGURATED AT TALIESIN WEST
On May 24, 2012, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced it had inaugurated a new 250-kilowattAC solar photovoltaic (PV) power system donated by First Solar, Inc., which will help power the historic Taliesin West campus.