As Wrights career progressed so did the mechanization of the glass industry

As wrights career progressed so did the mechanization

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As Wright's career progressed, so did the mechanization of the glass industry. Wright fully embraced glass in his designs and found that it fit well into his philosophy of organic architecture. Glass allowed for interaction and viewing of the outdoors while still protecting from the elements. In 1928, Wright wrote an essay on glass in which he compared it to the mirrors of nature: lakes, rivers and ponds. One of Wright's earliest uses of glass in his works was to string panes of glass along whole walls in an attempt to create light screens to join together solid walls. By utilizing this large amount of glass, Wright sought to achieve a balance between the lightness and airiness of the glass and the solid, hard walls. Arguably, Wright's most well-known art glass is that of the Prairie style. The simple geometric shapes that yield to very ornate and intricate windows represent some of the most integral ornamentation of his career. [30]
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Taliesin West Panorama from the "prow" looking at the "ship" Andrea Palladio Portrait of Palladio from 1576. Personal information Name Andrea Palladio Nationality Italian Birth date 30 November 1508 Birth place Padova , Republic of Venice Date of death 19 August 1580 (aged 71) Place of death Maser , near Treviso Work Significant buildings Villa Barbaro Villa Capra "La Rotonda" Basilica Palladiana San Giorgio Maggiore Il Redentore Teatro Olimpico Significant projects I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura (The Four Books of Architecture) Sir Christopher Wren (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) was one of the best known and highest acclaimed English architects in history, [1] responsible for rebuilding 55 churches in the City of London after
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the Great Fire in 1666, including his masterpiece St Paul's Cathedral , completed in 1710. Stourhead is a 2,650 acre (11 km²) estate at the source of the River Stour near Mere , Wiltshire , England . The estate includes a Palladian mansion , the village of Stourton , gardens , farmland, and woodland. Stourhead has been in the ownership of the National Trust since 1946. The Temple of Apollo high on a hill overlooking the gardens. The design was based on a circular temple at Baalbec . John Wood , the Elder, ( 1704 - 23 May 1754 , Bath ), was an English architect . Born in Yorkshire , Northern England , he worked principally in the city of Bath , South West England . He is known for designing many of the streets and buildings of Bath, such as the The Circus , [1] Prior Park , [2] St John's Hospital , [3] the North and South Parades , and other notable houses, many of which are List of Grade I listed buildings . Queen Square
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was his first speculative development. Wood lived in a house on the square. [4] Numbers 21-27 make up the north side. [5] Which was described by Nikolaus Pevsner as "one of the finest Palladian compositions in England before 1730" The Circus John Wood, the Younger ( February 25 , 1728 , Bath - June 18 , 1782 , Batheaston ) was an English architect , working principally in the city of Bath, Somerset . He began his work as an assistant for his father, the architect John Wood, the Elder . Among his works which survive today is the Royal Crescent , [1]
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