never realized…


Frank Lloyd Wright’s utopian vision for urban living was never realized.

Lesson / Koan : unreal is real enough.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s utopian vision is realized daily for the following reason.

Is there a single school of architecture on Spaceship Earth that doesn’t mention his name everyday?

Point being, if you’re a Frank Lloyd Wright fan or not, his body of work is undeniably worthy of notice & discussion.

BTW,

The digital Mile High Illinois was designed by a team of students from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design Interactive Spaces course taught by Allen Sayegh.

In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed a Chicago project called Mile High Illinois, Illinois Sky-City, or The Illinois. The renderings above were presented in the 2009 Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum.

Frank Lloyd Wright during construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, ca. 1959.

NOTE :

The below animation may be the best thing CUPtopia’s staff has every seen from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD), considering they didn’t have to design anything, thank goodness!

please use full screen mode for the video. 

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