Houses of Eureka Springs (North-West Arkansas, USA)

Eureka Springs used to be a spot known for its curing springs, but today it is mostly known for its excellently preserved old houses (i.e. dating from the last decades of the nineteenth century). The local springs, which were known as early as the Civil War time (i.e. many wounded soldiers spent their convalescence here), have…

Architecture by E.Fay Jones and Frank Lloyd Wright in North West Arkansas

Euine Fay Jones (1921-2004), a native of Pine Bluff (South-East Arkansas) and the first dean of the Architecture Department at Arkansas University, was one of the most known apprentices of Frank Lloyd Wright, the American modernist architect who established what was later known as the prairie school of design. Prairie School was the Northern American…

Stone houses and Craftsman Style Houses in Fayetteville (North-West Arkansas)

Arts and Crafts was an architectural movement in Great Britain born in the second half of the nineteenth century as an opposition to the overwhelming effects of the industrial age on society. The supporters of Arts and Crafts cultivated the simple, hand-made forms whose originality they sought in folk or historical (e.g. medieval) motifs. The…