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  Taliesin, the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture | Campuses
Taliesin, the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture maintains and operates two campuses: Taliesin West, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Taliesin, in Spring Green, Wisconsin.
W E S T, The construction of Taliesin West, begun by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1937, was designed by Wright and built over many years by apprentices who were a part of the resident Taliesin Fellowship.
Taliesin West is the main campus of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture.
www.taliesin.edu /pages/campuses.html   (0 words)

  
 Taliesin Preservation, Inc. - About Us
Taliesin is special because it is the root from which both Wright and his ideas emerged.
Taliesin® Preservation, Inc. (TPI) works to preserve Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin as an eminent example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision, to illustrate the impact he made on architecture through his work at Taliesin, and to share with the public the breadth and depth of his ideas.
TPI operates the Frank Lloyd Wright® Visitor Center at Taliesin, which offers public access to the site and grounds, serves as an educational resource on Frank Lloyd Wright and his work, and conducts the preservation program to maintain, restore and nurture the physical environment of the Taliesin Estate.
www.taliesinpreservation.org /aboutus/index.htm   (0 words)

  
 OnMilwaukee.com Visitors Guide: Wrights Taliesin West was his warm-weather getaway
Taliesin means "shining brow" in Welsh; his caravan used hundreds of cords of stone, cement, redwood and shot white canvas in its building process.
Taliesin West is the national headquarters for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, the School of Architecture (which uses both locations as its campuses) and the Archives.
Taliesin West is located at the intersection of Cactus Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard (114th St.) in Scottsdale, Ariz. For tour reservations, call (480) 860-2700.
www.onmilwaukee.com /visitors/articles/taliesen.html   (716 words)

  
 Don Macnaughtan - Lane Community College Library - Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West
Taliesin West is one of the great buildings of the West.
Wright initially planned Taliesin West as a winter camp for his Fellowship, using local wood, desert masonry, and canvas.
Today, Taliesin West is the international headquarters for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and up to 70 students continue to live and work there, many in experimental desert residences scattered through the surrounding landscape.
www.lanecc.edu /library/don/taliesin.htm   (541 words)

  
  Frank Lloyd Wright: Taliesin Architects.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Taliesin Architects was founded in 1959 and is known internationally for its innovative design and contribution to the world of architecture and construction.
Taliesin is a global entity that has worked in over forty-one states and a number of foreign countries.
Taliesin Architects have achieved a reputation for designing innovative structures that are in harmony with their sites.
www.bookboat.com /project/taliesin/taliesinarchitects.html   (346 words)

  
 Artikel over Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wrights huis in Scottscale, Arizona.
Taliesin West, in Scottsdale, Arizona, is het permanente hoofdkwartier van de Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, de Archives, School of Architecture en de Taliesin Fellowship van studenten en docenten.
Taliesin West is een Nationaal Historic Landmark en ook een City of Scottsdale Landmark.
De levensstijl die Wright in Taliesin West introduceerde was en is evenveel op de woestijn georiƫnteerd als zijn ruimtelijke architectuur.
www.amerika.nl /reizen/html/staten/southwest/arizona/talwest.htm   (1708 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Taliesin West was architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school in the desert in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA from 1937 until his death in 1959 at the age of 91.
Taliesin West continues as the headquarters of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and as the winter home for the School of Architecture.
Taliesin West is featured as a site of events in Dan Simmons' science fiction novel The Rise of Endymion.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Taliesin_West   (260 words)

  
 Alibris: Taliesin
Taliesin and Taliesin West are world renowned not only as two of the most important landmarks of 20th-century architecture, but also as home to their creator, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Taliesin, Chief Bard of Britain and Celtic shaman, was a historical figure who lived in Wales during the latter half of the sixth century.
Taliesin -- the country estate built by Frank Lloyd Wright between 1911 and 1959 -- has been a self-sufficient farm complex, a boarding school, a world-class architectural studio, and a fellowship for the study of architecture.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Taliesin   (1074 words)

  
 Taliesin West, Phoenix Arizona Sightseeing-Travel Attractions-Must See Phoenix
In late 1937 Wright purchased land in northeast Scottsdale, Arizona, where he and his young apprentices took on the task of building Taliesin West as a winter "camp." The complex of buildings included residential spaces, theaters, a shop, and an architectural studio and drafting room.
From its inception, the buildings at Taliesin West astounded architectural critics with their beauty and unusual form.
Most of all, the building is an experience in time: approach terraces, the steps, the long walk under the pergola, the penetration into the heart of the building itself: all these form a subtle sequence of varied spaces, scales, and shapes.
www.mustseephoenix.com /attractions/taliesin-west.html   (0 words)

  
 Taliesin Preservation, Inc. - Frank Lloyd Wright
There, in 1911, he began building Taliesin, which would be his principal residence for the remainder of his life.
In 1932, Frank and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright founded the Taliesin Fellowship, a community that provided architectural training with a holistic, “learn by doing” approach that stressed appreciation of all the arts, and which often allowed students to design and work on structures on the Taliesin property.
As with Taliesin in Wisconsin, Taliesin West remained in a constant state of evolution as Wright experimented and changed it through the years.
www.taliesinpreservation.org /frank   (0 words)

  
 Taliesin West in Phoenix, AZ - AOL City Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Indicative of Wright's ancestral heritage, Taliesin (pronounced "Tal-ee-ESS-en") is Welsh for "shining brow," referring to the "brow" of the mesa (or in Wright's words, "the rim of the world") upon which it is built.
The original Taliesin was struck by tragedy in 1914 when a newly hired chef set it aflame and murdered Cheney, several of her children and a few other guests.
But the real glory of Taliesin West may be the stunning desert views that steal upon you from innumerable vantage points throughout.
search.cityguide.aol.com /phoenix/entertainment/taliesin-west/v-101877683   (674 words)

  
 Taliesin by Frank Lloyd Wright
Taliesin in Spring Green (as opposed to its winter address, Taliesin West in Arizona) is a six-hundred acre, odd and well-attended mix of preserved national resource and temporary home for apprentices.
Taliesin has a tragic history, being the site of multiple murders committed by a disturbed servant who killed Wright’s paramour and her children.
Taliesin translates as "shining brow," and this refers to the hill around which the house was built, in a sort of big, huggy L. Wright simply said, "if you build on top of the hill, you lose the hill."
www.galinsky.com /buildings/taliesin/index.htm   (743 words)

  
 Taliesin
New apprentices sleep in tents scattered on Taliesin West's 500 acres.
"I'll be here for the next seven years." Though a generation has passed since Wright's death, his spirit is everywhere at Taliesin: in the low-lying stone-and-redwood buildings that seem to grow out of the desert, in the portrait of the master on prominent display in the drafting room.
But the heart of Wright's legacy is the fellowship--some 60 architects, teachers, apprentices, archivists and spouses who work and live on the grounds.
www.life.com /Life/dreamhouse/taliesin/taliesinbio02.html   (0 words)

  
 TALIESIN WEST   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Taliesin West rose out of the desert scrub landscape against a backdrop of raw stone hills.
Taliesin West continued to grow from its original heart of drafting room, kitchen and dining room, surrounded by terraces, pergolas and desert gardens.
Taliesin West is the international headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, which owns the two National Historic Landmark Properties: "Taliesin West" in Scottsdale and "Taliesin" in Spring Green, Wisconsin.
www.peterjordanphoto.com /calendar/image4.html   (261 words)

  
 Factions contend for soul of Taliesin West | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Frank Lloyd Wright built Taliesin West in 1938 as a living laboratory for architectural study, a utopian community in Scottsdale, Ariz., where students could learn the Wrightian way of organic architecture.
On the traditionalist side are the 28 members of the Senior Taliesin Fellowship, a group comprising many of Wright's original students, who helped create Taliesin West and live on the grounds in small houses they built themselves in the Wrightian style.
Furthermore, these people argue, Taliesin West should be run like a professional cultural institution to take advantage of its role as a tourist attraction that last year drew 150,000 visitors.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20050403/news_1h03flw.html   (579 words)

  
 Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation :: Taliesin West Announces Winter and Spring Schedule
Taliesin West is an exciting community of architects, students, professionals and volunteers dedicated to maintaining Wright's vision.
Experience Taliesin West through the lens of a camera and capture the details of Wright's desert architecture and landscape as the sun sets behind the foothills of the McDowell Mountains.
The Foundation operates Taliesin and the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Spring Green, Wis., and maintains its international headquarters at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Ariz. More information is at http://www.franklloydwright.org/.
sev.prnewswire.com /art/20061031/CLTU12831102006-1.html   (299 words)

  
 Frank Lloyd Wright and the Toffee-colored Concrete
Taliesin West, like many other historic sites, is a monument to a dead man, and the group that preserves it has ensured it remains immutable.
At Taliesin West, visitors are given a drive-thru history of one man and his vision that will probably be meaningless to non-architects or non-designers.
Taliesin West might be a monument of architecture, but it’s sort of like Lenin’s corpse – a disappointing shell.
www.inversionmagazine.com /Travel/FLW.htm   (1477 words)

  
 NPR : Frank Lloyd Wright School in Turmoil
All Things Considered, December 1, 2005 · Forty-six years after Frank Lloyd Wright's death, the architecture school and the fellowship that bear his name are fighting for their survival -- in part because of their unconventional nature.
Built in the 1930s, Taliesin West is a compound of low-slung, angular buildings-concrete walls embedded with quartz, jutting redwood roofs and translucent ceilings letting in Scottsdale, Ariz.'s natural light.
The turmoil came after a report became public saying that Taliesin West and a sister campus in Wisconsin needed $100 million for future development.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=5034731   (375 words)

  
 OnMilwaukee.com Arts and Entertainment: Frank Lloyd Wright wrote his autobiography in wood and stone
Taliesin, located near Spring Green, has long served as a popular tourist attraction in Wisconsin and stands as a symbol of the genius of state native Wright.
Taliesin was named a National Historic Landmark in 1976 and was nominated to the World Heritage List.
Taliesin is just one example of many of Wright's works in Wisconsin and the Midwest.
onmilwaukee.com /ent/articles/taliesineast.html   (759 words)

  
 Arizona Heritage Traveler - Public Buildings - Taliesin West
The “desert camp” was named after Wright’s Spring Green, Wisconsin residential complex, Taliesin or “shining brow.” Using granite boulders found on site, Wright’s apprentices constructed the long, low buildings with its connecting patios using Wright’s unique “desert masonry.” The roofs were framed with angular redwood trusses.
For years Taliesin West was roofed with white canvas that often had to be replaced.
Taliesin West, a National Historic Landmark, consists of nine buildings with several patios and is visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year.
www.azhistorytraveler.org /templates/content-view.php?nid=2&sid=517   (269 words)

  
 Taliesin West Announces Winter and Spring Schedule
Taliesin West is an exciting community of architects, students, professionals and volunteers dedicated to maintaining Wright's vision.
Experience Taliesin West through the lens of a camera and capture the details of Wright's desert architecture and landscape as the sun sets behind the foothills of the McDowell Mountains.
The Foundation operates Taliesin and the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture in Spring Green, Wis., and maintains its international headquarters at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Ariz. More information is at http://www.franklloydwright.org.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/10-31-2006/0004463825&EDATE=   (727 words)

  
 Taliesin West - Phoenix AZ - Review of Taliesin West - SideStep
Frank Lloyd Wright fell in love with the Arizona desert and, in 1937, built Taliesin West as a winter camp that served as his home, office, and school.
Today, the buildings of Taliesin West are the headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and School of Architecture.
Wright believed in using local materials in his designs, and this is much in evidence at Taliesin West, where local stone was used for building foundations.
www.sidestep.com /travel-attraction-g5319087-taliesin_west_phoenix_az   (236 words)

  
 whereisbasil.com » Blog Archive » Taliesin West Welcomes Basil - Sort of …
Taliesin West was the Winter home of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Scottsdale Arizona.
Many of Wright’s most famous buildings were designed in the drafting room at Taliesin West, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York City and Grady Gammage Auditorium at Arizona State University in Tempe.
Taliesin West continues as the headquarters of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and as the winter home for the School of Architecture.
www.whereisbasil.com /2006/09/03/taliesin-west-welcomes-basil-sort-of   (341 words)

  
 Taliesin West isn't what it seems
The low, rust-colored buildings of Taliesin West fit the scrubby north Scottsdale desert as though the creator put them there one afternoon.
The 28 members of the Senior Taliesin Fellowship, the group that grew out of the original muscle that rolled boulders, dug trenches and constructed the desert masonry walls that distinguish Taliesin West, are agonizing over their future and the value of the sweat equity they've earned over the years.
Goulka and the board voted to close the for-profit Taliesin Architects, sending fellowship architects scrambling to set up their own firms.
www.azcentral.com /community/scottsdale/articles/0307sr-wright07fellowsZ8.html   (0 words)

  
 Frank Lloyd Wright - Arizona (All-Wright Site Building Guide)
This collection of simple temporary structures was a sort of a prototype for Taliesin West.
Taliesin West is the winter home of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, and also home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and Archives.
As was originally intended for Usonian houses, the client (a student at Taliesin West) built the house himself, including making the concrete blocks, with some help from another student.
www.geocities.com /allwrightsite/flw_az.html   (1058 words)

  
 Fountain Hills | Attractions | Taliesin West
High in the foothills on the western slope of the McDowell Mountains lies the world famous winter home of Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West.
Wright, America's most recognized architect, died in Arizona on April 9, 1959 but his legacy lives on both here in Scottsdale at Taliesin West and at his summer home, Taliesin, in Spring Green, Wisconsin.
In 1937, he purchased land from the US Government near the base of the McDowell Mountains and began building Taliesin West.
www.fountainhillsguide.com /attrac_taliesin.html   (0 words)

  
 Architect Studio 3D, from the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Taliesin West was built by the Taliesin Fellows who lived and traveled with him in Wisconsin and Arizona.
Taliesin and Taliesin West became communities of young apprentices absorbing Wright's lessons and creating new and innovative designs themselves.
Today the Taliesin Architects remain a thriving architectural practice built upon Wright's architectural principles.
www.architectstudio3d.org /AS3d/about_taliesinwest.html   (157 words)

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