Posts Tagged ‘Scottsdale’

Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Photography is only minimally allowed at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, his winter house in Arizona, so most of these photos are just exterior shots. It seems to be a form of sacrilege to admit to not being a fan of FLW’s work, but I’ve never been as impressed by him as others are and Taliesin West provided a good example of why.

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Building around natural features

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

“The natural landscape is as important as the architecture,“ says Edward M. Jones, of Jones Studio in Phoenix, who built a contemporary house in Scottsdale, Arizona, for Tracy and Lou Ann O’Rourke “The boulders have been there for an eternity, and the saguaros are often very old, so you don’t move them just to build a house,“ says Jones.

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