Frank Lloyd Wright, Randall Fawcett House, Los Banos, California, 1955-1961
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Enjoy in this Video the Marin County Civic Center spectacular roof designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
The Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, California by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1957–62. Photo of the main entrance of the administration building by Ezra Stoller © Esto. / Architecture About
Frank Lloyd Wright, The Millard House (La Miniatura), 1926, Pasadena, California. / Google
Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, CA, by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959)
Millard House or “La Miniatura”, 645 Prospect Crescent, Pasadena, California, 1923
In his autobiography, Frank Lloyd Wright called concrete blocks “the cheapest (and ugliest) thing in the building world” and he wanted to see “what could be done with that gutter-rat.” The Millard House was the first Usonian House to use textured textile blocks to create a new style that suggests Mayan forms:
The Marin Civic Center, 20 miles north of San Francisco, was the last project of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Although Wright died in 1959, the project was pursued under the direction of Aaron Green, his apprentice. It was finished in 1962.
Frank Lloyd Wright | Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, California, 1960
Ennis House Corridor, Frank Lloyd Wright. Hollywood, CA.