Prairie School

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Prairie School

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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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of Toronto) offers a study of the Prairie School movement in American architecture and its key participants--Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others.