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Video: Darwin Martin House / Frank Lloyd Wright

Video: Darwin Martin House / Frank Lloyd Wright

New York based artist and director Jonathan Turner highlights the details of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin D. Martin House (1903-05) in Buffalo, New York. Part of a multi-structure estate, the Martin House serves as a prime example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie House ideal, with strong horizontal lines and planes, deeply overhanging eaves, a central hearth, prominent foundation, and a sheltering, cantilevered roof. Although the complex suffered considerable damage over the decades, the Martine House Restoration Corporation (MHRC) has raised funds for a complete restoration of the complex, which began in 1997 and continues on today.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Video: Darwin Martin House / Frank Lloyd Wright" 10 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/272229/video-darwin-martin-house-frank-lloyd-wright> ISSN 0719-8884
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