Friday, 26 June 2009

Quote of the day: Frank Lloyd Wright on roads

Speaking to Russel Norman as if it were today, instead of back in 193s when he said:

The road is a symbol of individual freedom. Cars aren't simply contemporary or modern, they represent democracy itself. The technology to cross and to communicate long distance facilitates: air, light and freedom of movement.”

It’s no accident that his name for his concept for America, Broadacre City, has the word “road” embedded at its heart.


1 comment:

  1. Good old Frank.

    Went to Fallingwater last year. Cool house. I was amazed to see a real Piccaso and Diego hanging on the walls.

    The guy certainly knew how to make a statement. One of the highlights of PA.


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