Gallery

Photographing Taliesin West (II)

Steve Minor’s Flickr photos of Taliesin West portray a building that is full of sun and color. His photos show clearly how Taliesin West fits in the landscape without being dull and camouflaged; instead, its specificity to the site actually beautifies both the site and building itself.

tw1

 

Concerts and other performances were common at Taliesin West. There were many evenings in which the Fellowship, as it was known, would gather and enjoy music played by the apprentices.

tw2

 

The Garden Room is one of the most photographed rooms in Taliesin West. With its long walls and low ceiling, it should feel claustrophobic, but because of all the natural light flooding the space it feels light and spacious.

 

tw5

 

One of Wright’s architectural philosophies was to unify buildings with nature, and one of the ways he sought to do this was by bringing the nature in the buildings. The use of glass also helps to minimize the difference between interior and exterior space.

 

tw4

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s