Prairie School


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Prairie School

n.
A group of American architects practicing mainly in the Midwest in the early 1900s, whose designs for low, horizontally extended houses and emphasis on natural materials were influenced especially by Frank Lloyd Wright.

[From the use of horizontal lines in imitation of the flatness of the Midwestern prairie.]
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Ruben Gutierrez of Pendergast Elementary School District in Phoenix, AZ received a $10,000 scholarship and Ivette Dubiel of Indian Prairie School District 204 in Aurora, IL received a $2,000 scholarship.
As per to Pine, the company has constantly been involved in the community, from donations to Cayuse Prairie School to entering two boats in the Dragon Boat race each year.
The large field of potatoes planted by Buffalo Head Prairie School at Fort Edmonton Park will be harvested later this month and the vegetables donated to the Edmonton Food Bank.
At the time of this lesson, Anne Wespetal was teaching art at Prairie School in New Raymer, Colorado.
Idealistic Genevieve Desilets tries to brighten the lives of pupils at a 1930s Canadian prairie school.
James Caulfield's rich and detailed photography captures the Art Nouveau grace and Prairie School simplicity of skyscrapers, warehouses, churches and temples, banks and private homes, and salvaged fragments of dismantled buildings including the Chicago Stock Exchange.
But what a magnificent legacy it bequeathed in buildings, artefacts and in inspiration to new movements as different as Art Nouveau, the Prairie School and National Romanticism.
In fact, this is far more than another Lloyd focus: chapters discuss the idea of the Prairie School as a whole, and its influences on the evolution of modern architecture.
Inspired by Louis Sullivan and brought to fruition by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Prairie School sought to reinvent methods of architectural expression while retaining practicality, and often featured angular forms (much better than flat-topped forms in lands with heavy snowfall upon local roofs) and intricate interior designs.
For example, Illinois' Indian Prairie School District provides Mapquest-generated driving directions to each of its more than 30 schools.
Considered "the pottery of the Prairie School," Teco developed a matte green glaze that dominated the stoneware until 1912.
Judy Freedman, a social worker at the Prairie School in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, says that students-- and adults--often pick on others to make themselves feel better.