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…

A Few Instances of Mainstream Modernism in Fayetteville (North-West Arkansas)

Few lines will surely not do justice to the topic of modernism in Fayetteville, North-West Arkansas, the place that hosts an excellent design department of Arkansas University, as well as cherishes a sound memory of the creations of E. Fay Jones, one of the most distinguished students of Frank Lloyd Wright the father of American modernism.…