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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 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 →

The 101 Cultural Route offers music, architecture

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Now, you can experience your love of music and architecture at the same time as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West and the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) have jointly introduced a vibrant, one-day experience: The 101 Cultural Route. Architecture 101 You get the key to Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home when you tour Taliesin West. The 90-minute guided Insights Tour… Read More →

Taliesin West offers summer discounts for Arizona residents

Taliesin West is a national historic landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mountains outside of Scottsdale. And with the warmer weather comes a hot deal to see Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural wonder for a special price. Wright’s Taliesin West offers Arizona residents a 50 percent discount on all tours until September 30.… Read More →

Top 5: Central AZ Must Do's (Fall-Winter 2012)

Desert Botanical Garden

The Top 5 Central AZ Must Do’s — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Taliesin West 12345 N. Taliesin Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85258 (855) 860-2700 franklloydwright.org Visit a national historical landmark constructed in the 1930s and designed after the surrounding desert. The school features architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright. Chase Field 401 E. Jefferson… Read More →

Ultimate Art And Cultural Tours: Discover The History Behind Your Favorite Spots

Photo: Hotel Valley Ho
by in Events | Play

For those Phoenicians who want to know more about the city in which they live and the history of its local buildings, museums and even fashion boutiques, Ultimate Art and Cultural Tours offers a behind-the-scene look at areas in Scottsdale and Phoenix. Ultimate Art and Cultural Tours was founded by Ace Bailey, who created it… Read More →

Top 5: Must Sees In Central Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Must Sees in Central Arizona (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Must Sees in Central Arizona — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Chase Field 401 E. Jefferson St., 
Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-462-6799 azchasefield.com A multi-use facility which serves as a home to the Arizona Diamondbacks, concerts, breweries, team shops and restaurants. Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., 
Phoenix, AZ 85008… Read More →

All Work And Go Play – Corporate Team-Building Activities

corporate team-building - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Corporate team-building activities abound from Old West hootenanny’s to serene red-rock settings to zipping around a race track Great teamwork builds business faster than any technology. And as we slowly emerge from the Great Recession, corporate team-building activities are making a comeback. Spending on business group travel and activities increased nearly 8 percent in 2011,… 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


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 →

Architectural Achievements – Arizona's Centennial

Architecutral Achievements - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Architecture

Arizona’s Architectural Achievements Masterpieces of style and design have graced Arizona’s diverse landscape for the past 100 years. Maybe it’s the year-round beautiful weather, or perhaps the diversity of the state itself. No matter the reason, Arizona has undeniably mastered architectural innovation and splendor. Over the past 100 years, buildings of every purpose and design… Read More →