E.A. Smith house in Oakland by Frank Lloyd Wright

This beautiful design for E.A. Smith unfortunately never came to be built.  As explained in Frank Lloyd Wright: The complete Works: The house for E.A. Smith, intended to be built in the northern pine forest of California, is a development of the fir-tree type cabin done for the Lake Tahoe Summer Colony in 1922. For…

Trinity chapel in Norman by Frank Lloyd Wright

I fell in love with this chapel years ago because of its suggestive design.  It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the University of Oklahoma in Norman but it was never built. The design starts from a misunderstanding between Wright and his client, a car dealer named Fred Jones, since he wanted an extension…