A Day Away Travel

Frank Lloyd Wright designed his buildings to fit in the landscape. That is true at Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona. Frank Lloyd Wright designed his buildings to fit in the landscape. That is true at Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Well water still keeps Taliesin West hydrated. The well is 500 feet below the surface. Well water still keeps Taliesin West hydrated. The well is 500 feet below the surface.

Frank Lloyd Wright was a giant of a man. He might have been only about 5-foot-8 but his genius at architecture and his gigantic personality are the stuff of legend.

Visit Taliesin West — where FLW founded his school of architecture and where students still study architecture in a masters program — and you’ll learn lots about the famous architect.

1. Frank was a genius. 

In the expansive living room, a set of bells hangs from the massive fireplace. In the expansive living room, a set of bells hangs from the massive fireplace. You can buy earrings that resemble them in the bookstore.

The tour leader will tell you this at every turn. And he or she will tell you why. It’s a story everyone should hear. He had great ideas…

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