Usonian Houses

Designates a group of Frank Lloyd Wright's small, single-family houses constructed during the late 1930s and early 1940s and generally characterized by low cost, natural materials, open planning, and a close relationship between the building and the site and climate.

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21275
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Usonian houses
Usonian house
houses, Usonian
casa usoniana Spanish
casa de Usonia Spanish

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Term applied to a group of Frank Lloyd Wright's small, single-family houses constructed during the late 1930s and early 1940s and generally characterized by low cost, natural materials, open planning, and a close relationship between the building and the site and climate. The term was coined by the architect.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300189535. The J. Paul Getty Trust.