Prairie style


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Prairie style

n.
1. The architectural style of the Prairie School.
2. A style of decorative arts associated with this school, characterized especially by strong horizontal and vertical elements.
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It really has a timeless aesthetic, with the Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Style, Litwin said of the 1.
The exterior architectural design mixes Prairie Style and the Arts and Crafts movement with nods to two of the Churchs oldest temples in Laie, Hawaii (dedicated in 1919) and Cardston, Alberta, Canada (1923).
IN hot spots it's a good idea to replace tatty, parched areas of lawn with prairie style planting, combining loose drifts of ornamental grasses interlocking with areas of tough cottage garden perennials.
The plan was to develop a version of the classic prairie style home with an advanced and rustic twist.
It was a remarkable period of architecture, a mixture of Arts and Crafts, Prairie style, and Finnish Romanticism," he says.
It will begin with a foundation slab in place and end with all interior walls framed and the Prairie Style exterior nearly completed.
These individuals created the Prairie style (Wright), advanced the Arts & Crafts movement (Maybeck).
ARCHITECTURAL STYLES: 1920s bungalows and Florida Cracker cottages in the River District surrounding 26th Street; authentic Spanish-style homes; mid-century ranch homes; Prairie style, Key West style and a few Southern-style brick homes; and estate-size properties right along the river
A sloped roof with a prairie style was designed to blend with an adjacent residential neighborhood.
Jens Jensen (1860-1951) is considered one of America's most distinguished landscape architects, known for his contributions to both the prairie style of landscape architecture and the land conservation movement.
Special Programs/Events: "Cultural Landscape Symposium 2010: Prairie Style Design Legacy in Southeast Michigan and Relevance Today," hosted by the Henry Ford Estate.