Frank Lloyd Wright's Design
The Guggenheim Museum in New York is home of one of the world's greatest collections of modern art. And fittingly, the building itself is a work of modern art.
Instead of the traditional rectangular building with various flat floors, architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed the museum as a six-story, circular, glass-domed structure with a spiral ramp surrounding a hollow core. This means art viewers can take the elevator to the top
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what is called "Prairie Style." Buildings designed in this fashion reflect the flatness of the prairie in their low, horizontal appearance. Many of these structures were built in the Chicago area. Though he designed several commercial buildings, such as the Johnson Wax building in Racine, Wisconsin, one of his most famous works is the "Fallingwater" house on Bear Creek near Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Fallingwater is a low, horizontal house that incorporates a waterfall into the design.