Prairie School


Prairie School
Fallingwater house (ou Maison de la cascade) (1936), Pennsylvanie

La Prairie School est un mouvement architectural de la fin du XIXe siècle et du début du XXe siècle qui concerna surtout le Midwest des États-Unis. Le style est marqué par la présence de lignes horizontales, de toits plats, de larges avant-toits en saillie et d'une ornementation maîtrisée. Il se place en rupture avec les façons de construire du XIXe siècle. L'horizontalité devait rappeler le paysage plan des Grandes Plaines, et expliquer le nom de cette école. Le principal initiateur fut Louis Sullivan, mais d'autres architectes appartiennent à ce mouvement :


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  • Frank Lloyd Wright & the Prairie School in Wisconsin : An Architectural Touring Guide by Kristin Visser. Trails Media Group; 2nd Rev edition (June, 1998). ISBN 1-879483-51-3.

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