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Getting it Wright: Today's Prairie Style
"Definitive Prairie Style Ideabook!! grew up in an FLW inspired home. except, thank goodness... early Prairie style homes. A literal translation of the hearth as the heart of the... hallmarks of a Prairie-style interior. Deep overhang, large window areas, cantilever, etc... This new Prairie style home in California features hip roofs, casement windows tight... to the Prairie style. The interior of the house also reveals Wright-inspired touches..."
Must-Know Modern Homes: The Robie House
Frank Lloyd Wright's foremost expression of Prairie style is an architectural masterpiece, now restored and open to the public
"expression of Prairie style is an architectural masterpiece, now restored and open to the... Wright's Prairie-style homes. In the first decade of the 20th century, Wright developed... of the Prairie style include, as he wrote, "gently sloping roofs, low proportions... of the Prairie style, and when he returned a year later his architecture took a new... if a Prairie-style house is designed by Wright or somebody else is to ask, "Where..."
Basement of the Week: Surprises Around Every Corner
With a secret door, games galore and walk-out access to the yard, this Prairie-style basement in Minneapolis never fails to entertain
"this Prairie-style basement in Minneapolis never fails to entertain... and the Prairie style of the home, he devised clever solutions to warm up and define... & the prairie style of FLW in a modern interpretation What's with the terrible... love the prairie style but whenever I go back home to the Midwest I notice how much... keeping with Prairie style and the Arts and Crafts movement's philosophies. Another great..."
Great Design Plant: Boneset Helps Good Bugs Thrive
Support bees, moths and butterflies with the nectar of this low-maintenance, versatile and tactile prairie-style plant
Roots of Style: Prairie Architecture Ushers In Modern Design
Twentieth-century Midwestern architects gave us broad-shouldered homes inspired by the landscape and modern times. Learn the details here
"arose the Prairie style. Confident horizontal elements combined with sturdy materials... importance of Prairie-style houses. First, it is an American original developed as a contemporary... for the prairie style house. Wonder if someday the Gallagher and Henry split level... the true prairie style had every element accentuate the horizontal. The eaves, the... beautiful prairie style homes and I really have a partiality for the look. Enjoyed most..."
Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Triumph Returns
Sixteen years' worth of restoration and reconstruction efforts have brought the Martin House Complex in New York back to glory
"Wright's Prairie-style houses are some of the most recognizable pieces of residential... for the prairie style - lots of ornamental grasses and prairie flowers (rudbeckia,... Wright's Prairie-style houses, the visitor center has a roof that extends well beyond... Wright's Prairie-style houses, the entrance is hidden; a long path leads from the carport... Wright's prairie Style are evident: the low roofs, the horizontal windows underneath..."
Houzz Tour: Touches of Frank Lloyd Wright in Colorado
From painstakingly crafted trimwork to the 300-pound oak door, the details in this Boulder home pay homage to the Prairie master
Want a More Colorful, Natural Garden? Try a Perennial Meadow
Spend less time tending and more time taking in the sights by improving on Victorian and prairie garden designs
"naturalistic prairie style of planting perennials, championed by Dutch garden designer Piet... naturalistic prairie style of planting has shown us how to incorporate grasses and perennials... from the prairie style, where we are surrounded by the plantings or are led through... as in prairie-style planting, but to create an association of plants that will happily..."
Roots of Style: Ranch Architecture Roams Across the U.S.
Great remodeling potential and generously spaced sites make ranch homes ever popular. Is one of the many variations right for you?
Architectural Elements of a Perfect Coastal Florida Home
Embrace the outdoors while protecting your home from storms with these design ideas from a Floridian architect
Architect's Toolbox: Roofs that Connect Earth and Sky
11 Tricks to Make a Ceiling Look Higher
Know Your House: Components of a Roof
Don't get held up by confusion over trusses, rafters and purlins. Learn about a roof's features and their purposes here
Roots of Style: Where Did Your House Get Its Look?
Explore the role of architectural fashions in current designs through 5 home styles that bridge past and present
"I love Prairie style. Your article points out that the mid-century ranch style takes... off on Prairie style. That gives me an idea. My house is a typical Florida ranch... back to a Prairie style look. The more we emphasize the horizontal lines, the better... was the Prairie style (1900 to 1920), which began in Chicago under the leadership of... like the Prairie style, eschews formal historic precedents." (p. 10, McAlester, Virginia..."
Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts: What’s the Difference?
If the zigzag and swirly designs of the past leave your head spinning, these descriptions will straighten you right out
"ascribed to "Prairie Style", a Midwestern interpretation of the Arts & Crafts movement.... tied to Prairie style in many ways, and there are so many good examples of it here... such as Prairie Style, are historians trying to describe groupings of designers in... included Prairie Style, Greene and Greens unique stylizations, Stickley, and others..."