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The second Golden period (1936~)


Frank Lloyd Wright designed and built many of his masterpieces, in this period.
He kept his unique invention and powerful energy for architecture, till the end.

Falling Water

Taliesin West

Johnson Wax building

Guggenheim Museum



Falling Water (1936)

It harmonized beautifully with around landscapes,
forest, brook, stones and so on.



Wright said,

"Falling Water is a one of the great blessings that
we can experience in this world."



Interior
  • red color interior and unique furniture
  • effective indirect lighting
  • The stair is a symbol of connection between river and living room




Taliesin West (1937)

It is the greatest architecture of Wright’s prairie style

It beautifully harmonizes with view
and it seems like an oasis in a desert.


Interior & Exterior
  • continuous geometric pattern
  • desert raw stones wall





Johnson Wax building (1939)

It is a rare office building among Wright's architecture.


Wright thought that,

"beautiful and comfortable space not only raised company employees but also enriched their life."


Interior
  • the pillar like mushroom
  • the ceiling consists of the pillar top like a lotus leaf
  • lights from ceiking and red and cream color


Guggenheim Meuseum (1959)

Last art of Frank Lloyd Wright


Wright said,

"This Museum exists to make beautiful and continuous symphony of pictures and architecture."

Interior
  • spiral structure and beautiful curvilinear line
  • light from ceiling
  • geometric patterns and curvilinear line

Wright never saw the completion of the Guggenheim Museum, opened in October 1959.

He died on April 9,1959.


Excursus


About 50 or 100 years has passed since Frank Lloyd Wright built a lot of great architecture.
People still stay carefully at house designed by him.
We are still fascinated by him works.
In future, it will never change.






LINKS,references
Falling Water
Taliesin West
Johnson Wax
Guggenheim Meuseum