Presentation on theme: "FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT LIFE THE IMPERIAL HOTEL"— Presentation transcript:
1 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT LIFE THE IMPERIAL HOTEL THE SOLOMON GUGGENHEIM MUSEUMFALLINGWATERTHE PRAIRIE HOUSEORGANIC ARCHITECTURE
2 LIFE Frank Lloyd Wright was born in the USA in 1869. He worked in the Addler and Sullivan’s office in Chicaco.Frank Lloyd Wright died on 9 April 1959.In his long career he left a thousand designs.He designed also furniture, stuff, lamps and clothing;Wright was a writer, educator and philosopher.
3 THE IMPERIAL HOTELThe Imperial Hotel was set in a wood of a hill and it was in the heart of Tokyo.The structure of this building was studied to resist to fire and earthquake.
4 THE SOLOMON GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM The Solomon Guggenheim museum was the poetical aspect of Wright.The space is free and grows upwards with a spiral form.The diameters of spires of the six floors consent the passage of light.
5 THE PRAIRIE HOUSE Interior must be a whole space; Harmony between the house and exterior surroundings;3. All doors and windows must be dimensioned to human scale;The ornamentation must not appearimposed over on the structure;5. Integration between the structure and the interior system;6. The furniture must be integrated withthe architecture.
6 FALLINGWATER Wright mixed natural materials with modern technology. This house was built with a series of slabs to jump.On the main floor there is a fire-place that is the core of the composition.The fall is at the base, springing out of a a stone and concrete support.
7 ORGANIC ARCHITECTUREOrganic architecture exalts the relationship between nature and man, the creation of a new system between built and natural surrounding. This style was independent from every classicism.
8 DANIELE AMMIRATA IS. Vittorini Sez. CASTELLAMONTE Classe 5 A SperimentaleSources: