Houston-area home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for sale

The home is the only one he designed in the Houston area, and one of only three of his homes in the entire state of Texas.

HOUSTON — It’s an impressive home but as the Realtor, Clay Joyner will tell you, it’s much more than that.

The architect was an American master.

“He wanted to push you into that room to make you feel like it was something that actually had, where you wanted to gather, to be a part of something,” Joyner said.

Nestled in Bunker Hill Village is a home by an architectural giant Frank Lloyd Wright. It is the only one he designed in the Houston area, and one of only three of his homes in the entire state of Texas.

“It’s like walking through a Monet your entire life, going through your house and I’m gonna walk through a piece of art, every single day,” Joyner

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Island resettlement’s homes designed to help weather storms in Louisiana

SCHRIEVER, La. — Residents relocating from an eroding island off Terrebonne Parish will move into homes built and designed to help weather hurricanes.

Officials involved with the project toured the New Isle development recently in Schriever to examine and highlight the stricter building standards being used to make the homes more resilient.

Roy Wright, president and CEO of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, said the houses will follow the group’s FORTIFIED standards. The voluntary standards have been developed by the insurance industry research group over years of experience on what works to reduce damage.

Walking through the construction site, Managing Director of FORTIFIED Products Fred Malik pointed out features that make the houses more secure and qualified for affordable insurance.

For example, ring shank nails offer stronger holding power. A “continuous load path system” secures the house from the roof all the way down to the foundation.

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A Newly Listed $4.25 Million Los Angeles Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Is Not for the Faint of Heart’

Known as the Samuel and Harriet Freeman House, it was built between 1923 and 1925.


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The University of Southern California is selling a
Frank Lloyd
 
Wright
-designed Los Angeles home, one of four in the city using concrete blocks, for $4.25 million.

The Samuel and Harriet Freeman House in the Hollywood Hills was constructed with more than 12,000 cast concrete blocks used both inside and out, and features a salon-style layout with a central hearth, partially open kitchen and several outdoor spaces. It was created by the famed American architect between 1923 and 1925.

The two-bedroom, 2,884-square-foot residence is “a treasure that needs restoration,” said listing agent
Mike Deasy,
the CEO of
Deasy Penner Podley,
a brokerage that specializes in architecturally significant and historic properties. 

“We’ve seen interest from art collectors and institutions,”
Mr. Deasy
said. 

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Contemporary home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice in Dauphin County for $750K: Cool Spaces

Nestled in a Dauphin County mountainside neighborhood where custom homes abound, this unique property was dubbed the “tree house” by architect Bill Patrick, who was an apprentice for Frank Lloyd Wright.

Is this home California contemporary or mid-century modern, or a blend of the two much-beloved architectural styles? Take the photo tour and decide for yourself.

This 4,415-square-foot home, built in 1994, has a dramatic angular exterior with multi-cantilevered overhangs in the style of Wright, a well-known American architect and designer. The exterior is a blend of brick, stucco and cedar allowing the home to fit harmoniously into the nearly one-acre lightly-wooded lot.

The dramatic exterior carries to the interior with clerestory windows, beamed, vaulted ceilings with cedar battens, floor-to-ceiling windows, solid rift sawn grain oak doors and accents of brick, cedar and mahogany.

The great room, off of the entry foyer, features a wall of windows, vaulted sound-absorbing acoustic

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