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Explore, design, and build Prairie style footprints and elevations with sponges and grass seed.
1-2 / 3-5
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Author: FLWT Education
Be inspired by Wright’s love of nature and explore the concepts of adaptive reuse and sustainable design.
3-5 / High School / Middle
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Transform classroom windows and walls into colorful displays of Wright inspired art glass designs.
1-2 / 3-5 / High School / Middle
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Explore the unique characteristics of the Prairie style while creating a large-scale cardboard model.
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Push the boundaries of architecture by creating an innovative design and building a 3-D model to scale.
Investigate the collaborative works of Wright & Niedecken and design unique furniture pieces.
High School / Middle
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Apply Wright’s concept of Organic Architecture to the creation of a community mural.
Social Studies / Visual Arts
Introduce digital drafting tools like SketchUp while creating Wright inspired art glass designs.
Engage in the architectural practice of model building and gain insight into the design profession.
Explore the influence of Japanese artwork on Wright’s design legacy.
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Introduce the concept of rhythm in architecture and
poetry and discover how they are used to shape or inform ideas.
Photography by James Caulfield
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Language Arts / Visual Arts
Identify and discuss the shapes found in the design of
Home and Studio. Then use simple geometric shapes to design the front of a home in 2-D with SketchUp or Tinkercad.
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