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

    • South Colonnade of Oasis
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "All [buildings] stand beneath and together in green gardens, fountains playing, pools reflecting. Great vistas of beauty are everywhere: useful function perfected no less - but no more so when thus sheltered and standing high and wide in Arizona...
    • 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...
    • South Colonnade

    • South Colonnade
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Stone, copper, plastics employed in the great ferro-concrete system of construction that now constitutes the Twentieth Century body of our world. A sheltered air-conditioned spaciousness - all on one level: no elevator service needed."
    • 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...
    • Rendering of Oasis in Papago Hills

    • Rendering of Oasis in Papago Hills
    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
    • An architectural rendering of the Oasis Capitol building. Early drafts of the building had three spires rising out of the building. The viewer is able to see the erasure marks and white-out that was used to cover the two spires after they were...
    • 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...

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