Design Education

A Wright for Our Time

The head of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation argues that the famous architect's built legacy and concepts are surprisingly in step with today's world.

The head of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation argues that the famous architect’s built legacy and concepts are surprisingly in step with today’s world.

DIALOGUE

A Better View FROM MICHAEL F. MCCAULEY: Where, oh where are images of the Piero Lissoni–designed staircase for his Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam (“History Lesson,” by Eva Hagberg, July/August 2012, p. 66)? The “grand staircase” is mentioned no fewer than 11 times. But there’s no photo—not even one—showing how the “signature piece in his modern addition to the new hotel”…