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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation names new board chair

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Board of Trustees voted to elect Maja Wessels as its new board chair during a meeting of the Trustees at Florida Southern College this past weekend. The announcement of Wessels’ new leadership position coincides with the Foundation’s efforts to greatly expand its reach and offerings. With extensive experience in corporate… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture announces new branding

by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine

As part of its evolution into an independent graduate school of architecture, the professional architecture program established by Frank Lloyd Wright and carried on through the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Foundation) is redefining and representing its identity this spring.  The school will now be known as the School of Architecture at Taliesin, acknowledging its origins… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright School to become independent from foundation

Frank Lloyd Wright, AZRE Magazine May/June 2011

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved the Change of Control application submitted by the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. This allows the School to operate as an entity independent from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Foundation), and maintain its accreditation as an institute of higher learning. The HLC decision allows the School to continue… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation names new philanthropy officer

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced the appointment of Rachel Oesterle as its new Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer. In this position, Oesterle will set and oversee strategy to secure vital philanthropic support for the Foundation and the achievement of its mission: to preserve Wright’s two homes, Taliesin and Taliesin West, for future generations… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation names new president

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation appointed Stuart I. Graff as its new president and CEO, who will assume this role on February 1, 2016. As CEO, Graff will be responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the organization toward the achievement of the Foundation’s mission: to preserve Taliesin and Taliesin West for future generations… Read More →

Alumni Mobilize To Save Frank Lloyd Wright School

The words contained in the Last Will and Testament of Frank Lloyd Wright stand in contrast to the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s announcement last month that it may close the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Wright’s Will, written in 1958, leaves no doubt about his wishes and priorities. It notes the Frank Lloyd Wright… Read More →

Successfully Energized Solar Power System To Sustain Taliesin West

Taliesin West

Desert masterpiece Taliesin West is pursuing the dreams of a mastermind. With a mission to honor its founder, The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation inaugurated a new 250 kw solar photovoltaic (PV) power system donated by First Solar, which will help power the 75-year-old Taliesin West campus. Energy efficiency consultant Big Green Zero has also joined forces… Read More →

Taliesin West Gets Solar Power System

Arizona

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation today inaugurated a new 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power system donated by First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) which will help power the historic Taliesin West campus. The commissioning marks the successful completion of the first phase of the Energizing Taliesin West initiative, a pioneering effort to transform the entire National Historic Landmark Taliesin… Read More →