The Robie House and Wright’s 150th birthday

[One Week One Pic-k] Today is the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, and here you have the Robie House to celebrate it. As I told you in my post about the Home-Studio in Oak Park, I visited many of...

The Esherick House and its friendly owners

Louis Kahn was one of the most important architects of the 20th century in the United States. Not only was Philadelphia the city where he grew up, but also where he opened his architectural firm in 1...

GROPIUS HOUSE. The Bauhaus & the American Dream

Walter Gropius | Lincoln, USA [1938]   When talking about modern architecture, the Bauhaus School and Walter Gropius cannot be omitted. We already saw him in the Weissenhof, a revolutionary neig...

Guild House, an icon of Postmodern Architecture

The Guild House is one of the most representative works of Postmodernism,  an architectural movement that started in the late 50s. This emerged as a criticism against the International Style of the ...