Rose and Gertrude Pauson house. Part I

Rose and Gertrude Pauson house The Pauson House was a little gem within the extensive work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Designed in the 40’s is considered a masterpiece but after a tragic fire this building disappeared after only one year of existence. Fortunately we have a great photographic report from Pedro E. Guerrero, but they are…

Larkin administration building by Frank Lloyd Wright – Part 1

The building A masterpiece by a very young Frank Lloyd Wright, so revolutionary that the critics needed some time to understand the impact implied by his proposal, today the Larkin Administration Building rightly occupies a place of honor in the history of modern architecture for its technical, aesthetic, and social advances. While some of its…

Origins

Where it all started When I was an architecture student, I remember seeing in an old book a black and white photograph of the Parthenon as we know it today, that is, a temple profoundly damaged by wars, plundering, and the inexorable passage of time. As I gazed at the image, I thought: If only I…