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Oasis - Frank Lloyd Wright's Designs for the Arizona Capitol
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    • Canopy and South Colonnade

    • Canopy and South Colonnade
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The officialdom is related to the Arizona public in convenient ways, simple, becoming and direct - the whole spacious and dignified in designs: all to be excused in materials characteristic of the State and by the latest methods of economic...
    • Close-up of Lattice Roof

    • Close-up of Lattice Roof
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "I [Wright] can see why you, the citizens of Arizona, need to appoint certain men to arrange and look after your mundane affairs - just as you need police. But I am totally unable to see why those men should choose the buildings that will...
    • Close-up of South Colonnade

    • Close-up of South Colonnade
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "A new freedom - this - that would stand in modern times for Arizona as the Alhambra once stood in Spain before our continent was discovered."
    • Colonnade and Pool

    • Colonnade and Pool
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Therefore no more Nineteenth Century building for Arizona to go with the mortgage already foreclosed upon her landscape by the 'developer,' the pole-and-wire men and the political slaves-of-the-Expedient. When the State of Arizona builds her...
    • Colonnade and Senate Building

    • Colonnade and Senate Building
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "I [Wright] present a true Twentieth Century economical building of a character suited to grace Arizona landscape as seen, for instance, in unique Papago Park - a park near enough to an urban center to be convenient but yet be unspoiled by...
    • Damaged Oasis Model

    • Damaged Oasis Model
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation;
    • Many parts of the model had become broken or destroyed over the years.
    • Full Model

    • Full Model
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "In any tall structure much expense of time and space is sacrificed to elevator shafts, landing spaces and perpetual maintenance. There is no such waste in this free ground-level plan. The plan [here presented]arranges all public spaces as related...
    • House of Representatives and North Colonnade

    • House of Representatives and North Colonnade
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The cramped urban accommodations of the Nineteenth Century as now seen in the officially approved Capitol for Arizona should not be allowed to date the state. The design for the proposed Capitol [not Wright's design] is completely out of date in...
    • Interior Mall

    • Interior Mall
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation;
    • "Admirable dove-tailing of the public interest and the legislative function."
    • Interior of the Oasis

    • Interior of the Oasis
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Additional exhibition galleries and much space on main level and balconies are available for State Historical exhibits and other exhibits societies may wish to include."
    • Interior Walkway

    • Interior Walkway
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • Office spaces within the main mall.
    • Legislative Building with Adjacent Offices

    • Legislative Building with Adjacent Offices
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "In balcony level areas of the legislature, public seating may easily be extended. Private parking scheme for the legislative body and the executive are provided at special entrance for the legislature. For the public, on either side near the...
    • Looking to North over Oasis

    • Looking to North over Oasis
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • Courtesy of the Phoenix Art Museum: "Arizona's natural landscape inspired Frank Lloyd Wright's 1957 design for the Arizona State Capitol. Although never built, he pictured the building near the red rock buttes of Papago Park in Phoenix,...
    • Looking to the East

    • Looking to the East
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • According to Wright’s blueprints, the House of Representatives would have occupied the the beige, hexagonal building on the left. The Senate would have been housed in the building on the right. The Supreme Court and Governor’s Office are...
    • Looking to the East over Oasis

    • Looking to the East over Oasis
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • ’Oasis’ was Frank Lloyd Wright’s suggested, but officially unsolicited, proposal for a new Arizona State Capitol design. The design has been recreated in this three dimensional model now on display at the Phoenix Art Museum through April 29...
    • Looking Towards the South-West

    • Looking Towards the South-West
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The plan I [Wright] respectfully submit is a simple commodious arrangement of her official family: the Senate, the Assembly, and the Chief Executive suites - all provided conveniently with ample offices, committee rooms, lounges, attractive...
    • Looking towards the West

    • Looking towards the West
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "INCLUDED: complete conveniences, courts, gardens and fountains for -

      1. Senate of 30 with convenient retiring rooms for senators.

      2. Assembly of 80 with 20 committee rooms.

      3. Supreme Court with retiring rooms for each...
    • Looking West over Oasis

    • Looking West over Oasis
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Citizens of Arizona - the State is your home! Your spirit should there find appropriate expression. To build an already dated New York monstrosity to stand up to present Arizona to posterity seems to me a crime punishable by you - yourselves. ...
    • Moving the Oasis Model

    • Moving the Oasis Model
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models; Arizona Capitol Museum; Phoenix Art Museum
    • The process of moving the Oasis model from the Phoenix Art Museum to the Arizona Capitol Museum.
    • North Colonnade

    • North Colonnade
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Her [Arizona] terrain is unique in the world: destined, in spite of obtuse insistence upon industry and agriculture, to become the playground of these United States of America. The tendency of parrot-and-monkey politics 'a la Los Angeles' -...

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