Oak Park’s Unity Temple scores national historic preservation award; Jay Koziarz; Curbed

The famous Frank Lloyd Wright building earned a Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Award.

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5 minutes with Justin Gunther on the future of Fallingwater; Bill O’Toole; Next Pittsburgh

Standing for nearly a century over a waterfall amid increased rain and snowfall, Fallingwater is now on the World Heritage List. What does that mean?

Source: 5 minutes with Justin Gunther on the future of Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright Fans Pick Oak Park, Illinois; Deborah Charnes; Chron

A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.* Visitors to Chicago will recognize the windy city has had many a great architect…

Source: Frank Lloyd Wright Fans Pick Oak Park, Illinois

The best architectural masterpieces by Frank Lloyd Wright; Tamara Hinson; Independent

This is an important year for fans of the late architect Frank Lloyd Wright: 2019 marks 60 years since he died, and 60 years since his greatest work, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, opened in New…

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This Photographer Has Vowed to Shoot All 431 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Around the World; Anna Ben Yehuda Rahmanan; Fortune

The Phoenix-based shutterbug has vowed to take a picture of each one of them in the best light possible.

Source: This Photographer Has Vowed to Shoot All 431 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Around the World

Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright; Matthew Barker; Icon Eye

As the work of Frank Lloyd Wright enters the UNESCO World Heritage List, Matthew Barker considers Fallingwater, the embodiment of his quest for natural harmony and his disregard for engineers.

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Bold Thinker Who Redefined US Architecture Receives Honor for the Ages; Dora Mekouar; VOA News

He is arguably America’s best known architect — in part because he was a shameless self-promoter — but Frank Lloyd Wright also possessed the talent and success to back up his boasts. And now eight of his designs are being recognized on a global scale.   “The 20th century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright” was recently added to the list of  UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The designation is given to places that are deemed to have “outstanding universal value to humanity.” It’s rare for an architect to be designated by name…

Source: Bold Thinker Who Redefined US Architecture Receives Honor for the Ages

Taliesin West in Scottsdale added to World Heritage List; Melissa Robbins; Cronkite News

The slanted roofs of Taliesin West mimic nearby ridgelines in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. Its massive stone walls, long and low-slung, almost blend into the surrounding desert. Legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright began construction on Taliesin West, meant to be his winter home, in 1937. His vision was to create a structure that reflected the expansiveness of the Sonoran Desert. Eight decades later, the complex and seven other landmarks designed by Wright have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The designation, which was announced July 7 during a ceremony…

Source: Taliesin West in Scottsdale added to World Heritage List

Visit the 8 American Frank Lloyd Wright buildings recently given UNESCO status; Sarah Marshall; Irish Examiner

Sarah Marshall looks at some of the architect’s finest works, which are open to tourists today.

Source: Visit the 8 American Frank Lloyd Wright buildings recently given UNESCO status

First stop: Taj Mahal. Next stop: Taliesin; Jay Rath; Isthmus

Tourism officials hope UNESCO designation means more visitors to Frank Lloyd Wright sites

Source: First stop: Taj Mahal. Next stop: Taliesin

Want to see more of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House? Now you can; Jeanette Marantos; LA Times

Hollyhock House, L.A.’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, is expanding its indoor tour to include more rooms and a virtual tour that offers closeups of the architectural landmark…

Source: Want to see more of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House? Now you can

A Beloved Wright-Designed Home in L.A. Designated a UNESCO Site; Link TV

An east Hollywood landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is added to the list of UNESCO sites.

Source: A Beloved Wright-Designed Home in L.A. Designated a UNESCO Site