Innovative architect, interior designer, writer, and educator who sought to blend buildings with the surrounding environment across his 1,000-plus structures. He finished 532 works and was among the leaders of the Prairie School architectural movement. He pioneered urban planning in the United States through the Usonian home.
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|FULL NAME:||Frank Lloyd Wright|
|BIRTH DATE:||June 8, 1867|
|BIRTHPLACE:||Richland Center, WI|
|AGE:||152 years old|
Frank Lloyd Wright is a Architect. He was born to parents William Carey Wright and Anna Lloyd Jones in Richland Center, Wisconsin. He was married three times, first to Catherine Wright, then to Miriam Wright, then finally to Olgivanna Wright. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, although he left before obtaining a degree. He moved to Chicago following his time at college, which was still reeling from the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and needed developers. He went to work as a draftsman for the architectural firm of the famed Joseph Lyman Silsbee.
DID YOU KNOW His most famous work, Fallingwater from 1935, was called “the best all-time work of American architecture” and was an example of his belief in organic architecture; it was at one time, however, in danger of falling into the water beneath it.
FACT Paul Simon wrote the song “So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright” after him.
Currently, Frank Lloyd Wright is 152 years old. He will celebrate his 153rd birthday on a Saturday, June 8th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini’s life pursuit is to explore a little bit of everything and a secret desire to be ahead of the crowd. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone, short trips and dislike being alone, being confined, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly and exchange ideas, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.
Frank Lloyd Wright was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they’re sincere and avoid conflict. Though they’re sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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