The level of Wright's brilliance and forethought contained on this one page seems stunning - out of this world - to us amateurs.
ASBH Window Prototype Reveals a Cost-for-Quality Decision made by Wright and Richards
As we assembled the proper tools and processes to make Frank Lloyd Wright's window sashes as Arthur Richard’s factory might have made them, we uncovered evidence of a decision to slow production in order to ensure quality, made a century ago.
Nook becomes hall becomes nook again
To make the main living space behave much larger, Frank Lloyd Wright designed an open and flexible floor plan that could be reconfigured for a special occasion, like a holiday party.
Art Imitates Frank
One of the joys of living in a piece of art is that other artists are often drawn to create their own interpretations of it. Here, the talented Celeste Carroll offers a joyous rendering.
On the hunt for a long-lost ASBH? This could help.
If you, like many fans of Frank Lloyd Wright, are on the hunt for a long-lost American System-Built Home, here is a simple tool that you can use in your field work and that may tell you if you're warm.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Forgotten House – The Book, Coming Spring 2021
The new book Frank Lloyd Wright’s Forgotten House - How an Omission Transformed the Architect’s Legacy, published by the University of Wisconsin Press, will be on store shelves in the spring of 2021.
We Miss the Peeping Toms and Nancys
We were expecting some attention when we moved into this Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house, but we were surprised at how it would open our minds.
Living with Covid-19 in a Wright-Designed Home
Marsha Shyer, Co-Owner of the Brandes House in Washington, has collected reflections from owners about what it is like to quarantine in a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Arthur Richards had a different idea than Frank Lloyd Wright
For Wright, American System-Built Homes met a complex design challenge: to create affordable beautiful modest homes. But for Richards, the ASBH program was one item on vast menu of real estate products he could offer.
“Frank Lloyd Wright’s Forgotten House” the Subject of a New Book
Upcoming book begins by unravelling a mystery: how might a house designed by the world's most famous architect become lost in the first place?