Message - Tragedies of Famous Architects

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Posted by  shen on November 27, 2002 at 19:33:00:


I'm actually preparing a short paper regarding the lives of inspirational

Something along the line of
Utzon's recent poetic justice with the Opera house....
Frank L Wright's tragedy of Mrs Cheny + family which eventually led to his
quote which has stuck with me since i've heard it "There is a release of
Anguish through Action..." and then Fallingwater was built.
Gaudi's passion in sculpting his buildings... Alas he was hit by a tram (i
think) and till this day, his works are still unfinished.

(i seem to remeber another famous architect who died in the loo)

Please help with any URLS... I'm interested in "behind-the-scenes" type of
stories of famous Architects... not the usual "I've read this somewhere"
technical biography.

It doesn't have to be "internationally renowned architects"... if you have a
great story about someone from your own country, please post.

Much appreciated!

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