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The Robie House and Wright’s 150th birthday

The Robie House and Wright’s 150th birthday

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 his building while I was in Chicago. Of them all, this house was the most important one....

WRIGHT HOME-STUDIO. The birthplace of a genius in Chicago

WRIGHT HOME-STUDIO. The birthplace of a genius in Chicago

Frank Lloyd Wright | Chicago, USA [1889/1898] “If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere” was what Frank Sinatra sang in the late seventies. Well, even though I knew that my American dream would be more difficult in this city [see TWA Flight Center],...

FLORIDA ROAD TRIP. Much more than sun and sand

FLORIDA ROAD TRIP. Much more than sun and sand

 If the United States has anything that I love, it is the variety of places to visit. You can either spend a summer surrounded by snow or celebrate Christmas Eve wearing a t-shirt and shorts. Today’s road trip will take us to the second destination, because if you...

ARCHITECTURAL VISITS WORLD MAP

ARCHITECTURAL VISITS WORLD MAP

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PHILADELPHIA. An architectural getaway

PHILADELPHIA. An architectural getaway

Philadelphia is the city of important architects such as Louis Kahn or Robert Venturi. Not only can we see here some of their work, but we can also find many other interesting buildings which are well worth visiting. In our 4 days getaway to the city, we tried to make...

The Maison Blanche, the first house by Le Corbusier

The Maison Blanche, the first house by Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier designed his first house as an independent architect being only 25 years old, The Maison Blanche. Also known as villa Jeanneret-Perret, it is located in La Chaux-de-Fonds, his home town in Switzerland which we visited in our Le Corbusier Route. The Maison...

GROPIUS HOUSE. The Bauhaus & the American Dream

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 neighborhood in Sttutgart. Nevertheless, the houses he projected there did not...