"During the day on the interior of the building, this area is used for a gathering and critique area for students on all levels. At night, it will become a beacon for the"arts on campus with light flowing out onto Capitol Boulevard."
For an intimate look at the city's other mainstays, check out Idaho Modern's second installment of Modern Masters, Friday, March 8 at the Idaho Transportation Department. The event is a celebration of the career and contributions of Ernest J. Lombard, the founder of Lombard-Conrad Architects.
For years, the humble ranch house has been the maligned member of the neighborhood, as ubiquitous as the suburbs themselves. But, finally, the ranch house is getting some respect—along with the rest of its mid-century architectural peers.
A Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition makes us ask: What can we learn from Wright's ideas, and are we paying attention?
By Sara Beitia
The recently opened "Frank Lloyd Wright and the House Beautiful" exhibition at Boise Art Museum contains over 100 pieces--including furniture, fixtures, magazines, textiles, photos and rarely exhibited original drawings--organized around the theme of the "house beautiful" (Wright published a book by that title in 1897), or the idea that an interior's style improved the life of its inhabitants.