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Frank Lloyd Wright

            Modern Architecture belonged to those who decided to begin afresh and to rid themselves of a preoccupation with style or ornament,.
             were it old or new. The fresh approach made itself felt in several parts of the world, but .
             nowhere more consistently than in America. Frank Lloyd Wright was unquestionably an architectural genius and was years ahead of his time, he embraced modern technological developments in both building materials .
             and techniques, and he was one of the first architects to explore and exploit the new opportunities of his time. With his refreshing and completely innovative approach to Architecture design, Wright both revolutionized and reinvented the American architectural scenery. He was a pioneer and is considered one of the most innovative and influential figures in Modern Architecture. .
             He has been a huge figure in both the world .
             of art and architecture whose turbulent life .
             witnessed many tragedies and triumphs.
             Frank Lloyd Wright was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin on the 8th June 1867. His parents always encouraged him to be a freethinker and individual. Both of his parent were intelligent and creative, his father was a musician and Baptist Minister and his mother a teacher. Wright spent summers on a dairy farm owned by his uncle near Spring Green, Wisconsin, his parent believing that this would provide him with the proper work ethics and morals needed to become a responsible adult. It was here that he became fascinated with nature and developed a deep respect for it. When he was twelve his family moved to Madison, where he attended High School. At the age of 13, Wright witnessed the collapse of the State of Wisconsin Capital Building on itself, killing 40 workers that were inside. Wright watched the events all day and was traumatized spending a long time pondering how something like this could happen. When it was revealed that it was because of the lack of testing of the support pillars, he vowed that when he became an architect he would test every aspect of his constructions and that safety would be of great importance.

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