Last month I was fortunate enough to finally be able to cross number 90 off my Day Zero Project. The Hubby, my little Buttercup and I got a private tour of Taliesin West, the Frank Lloyd Wright’s, School of Architecture. I’ve been wanting to go to Taliesin West since my cousin began attending school there. I was upset that I was unable to attend his graduation because I was too far along with my pregnancy. We had a few other opportunities to go to events there but due to different circumstances we didn’t go. The stars finally aligned and my cousin was able to give us a private tour of his alma mater. I didn’t know much about Frank Lloyd Wright before my cousin started attending the school there but now I’m fascinated by him. If you have ever been remotely interested in Frank Lloyd Wright and find yourself near Scottsdale, Arizona I suggest you take a tour. They offer different types of tours depending on what you want to see and learn. The shelter’s the students use as dorms are extremely fascinating and so is the walk into the desert. I can’t believe that students actually get used to sleeping out there. One day I hope to visit Taliesin Wisconsin where they spend the second half of their year at. Until you are able to attend a tour for yourself please enjoy some of the photos I took while we were on tour.
This is the studio where the students spend most of their time at.
These are the “dorms” the students actually use. My cousin confessed to us that the first week of school he actually slept in his car.
The school itself is beautiful and the students are amazing. The are a small amount of students that are accepted into this school every year that get to experience something that they would not be able to do so on other campus. Unfortunately this school might lose its accreditation and it might not be around for future architects to enjoy. Please take the time to watch this video and help SAVE TALIESIN. My cousin’s friend, Pablo created it in an effort to inform the public of what’s actually going on there in regards to their accreditation.
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