architect - frank lloyd wright
biography - born as frank lincoln wright, he was an american architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more one thousands structures and completed five hundred works. he believed in designing structures which were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he would coin as "organic architecture."
this philosophy was best exemplied by his design for falling water in 1935, which has been called "the best all-time work of american architecture." he was a leader of the prairie school movement of architecture and developed the concept of the usonian home, his unique vision for urban planning in the united states. his works include original and innovate examples of many different building types, including offices, churches, schools, skyscrapers, hotels, and musuems.