Down on the Farm: Frank Lloyd Wright
As he approached his seventieth year, the great architect Frank Lloyd Wright endured a bout of pneumonia during a Wisconsin winter.
"You could add twenty years to his life," his doctor told Wright's wife, "if you could convince Frank to spend winters in the desert."
Wright eventually agreed, and in 1937 he and his assistants started work on Taliesin West, a studio, home and a campus for instruction in architecture in the desert north of Scottsdale, Ariz.
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