There are few American architects whose names are as widely known as Frank Lloyd Wright. With 532 of his designs brought to fruition during his lifetime, it was no surprise when this prolific architect, interior designer, and writer was named the "greatest American architect of all time" by the in 1991.
"Organic architecture," Wright's design philosophy, involved harmonizing manmade structures, humanity, and environment to develop buildings with fluidity, elegance, and personality. Step inside some of our favorite FLW designs that are currently on the market during what would have been Wright's 150th birthday year.
Tucked away in Pleasantville, New York (less than an hour from Manhattan), this stunning Wright design has been featured in various publications, from the New York Times to Architectural Forum, for its remarkable design. describes it as "home-as-art," with its innovative circular structure that translates to curved internal living spaces. It often referred to as the "Mushroom House," as it appears to emerge from the ground.
"Tirranna" is an Aboriginal word that translates to "running waters," which is perfectly fitting for this home as it sits above a waterfall on 15 lush acres of land in New Canaan, Connecticut. The has an impressive seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, and is listed for $7.2 million.
This is a unique Wright design, because it is three stories high with a rooftop deck. This 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home is listed for $1.9 million and includes a spacious living area that leads to anlounge overlooking the beautifully-manicured gardens.
The 90-year-old couple who Wright designed for in the 1950s has decided to sell. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, and almost four acres of private property, this $1.395 million is a truly special find.
Built in 1928, is both Mayan and Art Deco-inspired. Designed for an indoor-outdoor Southern California lifestyle, the design includes a swimmer's pool and plenty of outdoor lounging space. Price available upon request.