Today is architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday. Wright created a modern, distinctly American architectural style. Some of his most iconic buildings are Fallingwater, built over a waterfall in Pennsylvania, and the spiraling Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Wright also designed many smaller private homes. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Kim Bixler, who grew up in a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Rochester, New York. We also hear from scholar Kathryn Smith about how Wright’s vision continues to influence designers and architects today.
Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.