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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Hoffman Estates: Erin Johnson, violin, Hoffman Estates High School; Hannah Tomita, oboe, Hoffman Estates High School; and Emma Tomita, flute, Lincoln Prairie School
In relation to the 2017 budget for the Portage la Prairie School Division (nearly $40 000 000) it is amusing to see the detailed expenses for the High Bluff School:
Major organization : INDIAN PRAIRIE SCHOOL DISTRICT #204
The Prairie School in Racine, Wl is a 1965 Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired K-12 facility located in a wooded, rural setting.
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.
Pages 102-103: Prairie School Flat kitchen cabinets from Merit Kitchens (www.
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.