Frank Lloyd Wright

Architect

Born: 8 June 1867
Died: 9 April 1959
Birthplace: Richland Center, Wisconsin
Best known as: Influential American architect
Frank Lloyd Wright is considered the most influential American architect of the 20th century. His legacy is an architectural style that departed from European influences to create a purely American form, one that included the idea that buildings can be in harmony with the natural environment. Over his long career Wright designed a wide variety of structures, both public and private, including the home known as Fallingwater, the Johnson Wax Building and New York's Guggenheim Museum.

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