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Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright



Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright,

Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright

Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright

Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright

Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright

Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright

Westcott House in the U.S. by Frank Lloyd Wright

Westcott House, completed in 1908 for Burton J. Westcott – one of the first houses in the style of Wright’s “Prairie House.” In many respects, this project demonstrates the continuity, the dynamics of the architecture of Wright. The project was implemented after the return of Wright’s trip to Japan and the influence of Japanese architecture is evident. Plans are not so “open”, as in later works, but it marked the beginning of an open plan. Historians who study the work of Wright, according to the period of early 20 th century the “first golden age of Frank Lloyd Wright.” Unfortunately, since the 40’s house changed hands several times and rebuilt over the next 60 years, he had fallen into disrepair, almost “disappeared” and only in 2000, he was again found the service of copyright Heritage Wright. Within 5 years, more than 400 volunteers carefully restored house on the original sketches and photographs found, as a result he was finally opened to visitors in 2005. “Prairie House” created under the concept of “organic architecture”, an ideal which is the integrity and unity with nature. They are characterized by an open plan, prevailing in the composition of the horizontal well made outside the home of the roof, terrace, finishing raw natural materials, rhythmic articulation of the facade frames, which served as the prototype of Japanese temples. Many of the houses in terms of cross-shaped, and located in the center of the hearth-fireplace combines open space. Interiors of homes Wright has focused on creating furniture itself and ensuring that each element was intelligent and seamlessly fit into the environment posed by them. The most famous among the “Prairie Houses” are the Willits House, home of Martin and Robie House.

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