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Video: Frank Lloyd Wright on the Role of Ideas in Architecture

One of the most influential architects and designers of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright helped define modern architecture through his innovative style which emphasized harmony between human structures and the natural world. In this 1957 interview, conducted by Mike Wallace just two years before Wright’s death and the opening of the controversial Guggenheim Museum in 1959, the notoriously outspoken, often arrogant, Wright discusses how architecture can change lives for the better by reflecting the highest values of the people it serves.

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