A Brief Look at the Life and Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright

A Brief Look at the Life and Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright

The realm of architectural design and construction is filled with hundreds of influential figures who turned buildings into an art form. None in history may match up to the great Frank Lloyd Wright, whose work became the foundation for modern architecture, particularly in urban planning. The average remodeling company owes an immense debt to Wright’s work. Let’s take a brief look at the life of the great architect and his continuing legacy. Early Life Frank Lincoln Wright was born on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin. In 1876, his mother, Anna, visited the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia and was influenced by an exhibit depicting the educational blocks created by Friedrick Froebel, a teacher who eventually laid the foundation for modern education. Anna brought a set of Froebel Blocks home for her son. The blocks consisted of polished maple shapes that came in cubes, cylinders, rectangles, pyramids, spheres, and cones. Wright created basic structures with these...
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