Architectural and Societal Constituents and "Prairie Style" Analytical Essay by Top Papers
Architectural and Societal Constituents and "Prairie Style"
This paper looks at the architectural and societal constituents of Frank Lloyd Wright's "Prairie Style".
# 131130 | 2,750 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2006 |
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Architecture (Buildings) , Architecture (History) , Sociology (General) , History (General)
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This research paper analyzes the architectural and societal constituents of Frank Lloyd Wright's seminal 'Prairie Style' houses, built between 1893 and 1909. It discusses his social and historical roots in rural Wisconsin, his apprenticeship to Louis Sullivan and his rise as a talented independent young architect in Chicago. The writer discusses that the interplay of dynamic social forces, and architectural forms enabled Wright to synthesize an iconic new domestic vocabulary, which is still influential today.
From the Paper:"Frank Lloyd Wright, always a great showman and popularizer of his own architectural works, did nothing to discourage the legends and mythology surrounding their creation. From his writings, one can easily draw the implication that they sprang "sui generous", germinating in some kind of virgin birth from the mind and spirit of the great master himself. In fact, all of his brilliant innovative works, including his extraordinary Prairie Style houses, are built on a foundation that came before. They are the logical result of antecedents found in the architectural environment ..."
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