oak park
oak park
critical response
parallel movements
wright at the time
other works
oak park: interior
oak park

ith classical architecture, and Wright has said this before... a lot of things have been set by the past. You get wonderful details which have already been worked out. You get various systems of proportion and scale. Now Wright hated the word proportion...Wright would say [his] buildings are democratic, because while in a classical system, you have a fixed set of proportions that you have to keep; in [his], every building is adjusted to the individual client.... He used to say, “I adjust my buildings to the normal size man, who is five feet eight and a half inches, which happens to be my own height.—Vincent Scully, Architectural Historian

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