Rate: Votes: 50
In 1937 Wright brought 600 acres in the Sonoran Desert at the foot of McDowell Mountain. He built there first a camp and then gradually an entire complex of offices, drafting rooms, and living quarters. All the while, Taliesin West served as a laboratory for Wright’s ideas and was constructed almost entirely by the architecture students who studied there. The walls are concrete poured around large desert stones.
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