“Masterpieces” is a magnificent journey to 8 of Frank Lloyd Wright’s finest buildings, including such famed structures as Fallingwater and the Johnson Wax Administration building, plus the lesser known gems Cedar Rock, Stanley Rosenbaum house, and the rarely seen Auldbrass Plantation.
Wright designed more than 80 projects for California, and saw more than 25 built. The buildings were both grand and modest, public and private, and came from each major era of Wright’s 7-decade-long career. “Romanza”, the third Frank Lloyd Wright documentary from Writer/Producer/Director Michael Miner, is the story of that relationship.
A Child of the Sun is the story of Florida Southern College, whose west campus contains the largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture anywhere in the world.
Originally planned as an “Academic Village” of more than 20 structures, only half the project was completed, remaining today as Wright’s “Unfinished Symphony.”
Frank Lloyd Wright has long been regarded as America’s greatest architect. Famous for such works as the Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater, Wright designed over 1,000 buildings during his 70-year career. Sacred Spaces examines his brilliant, but less well-known, houses of worship.
From Masterpieces – The Most Extraordinary Buildings Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
By around 1900, Frank Lloyd Wright was completing the final designs for the buildings which would later become known as his “Oak Park” period.
He now focused on a new building style “The Prairie School,” structures whose horizontal profiles were to fit naturally into the flat terrain of the midwestern prairie.
The Auldbrass Plantation, a Frank Lloyd Wright designed multiple building project built for client C. Leigh Stevens during the 1940’s, was in an absolute state of shambles by the mid 1980’s, when famed Hollywood film producer Joel Silver discovered and acquired the site. …
The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative is an organization dedicated to the re-building of demolished Frank Lloyd Wright designed structures on their original sites. These structures will be built without compromise, excepting those modifications necessary to meet modern building code requirements.
Your donations will make this possible!
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Here are some production stills we took while shooting for my next film, Masterpieces, the Most Extraordinary Buildings Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Unitarian Church in Madison and the Guggenheim Museum in New York are famous buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. But Wright designed one other building in a career that spanned more than seven decades.
Mark Koehn has the remarkable story of a prairie home for puppies.