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Taliesin West Goes Solar - Would the Great One approve? #architecture #green cc @liraluis

Credit: AP Photo/Jason Wise Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home in Scottsdale, Ariz. Enlarge Close By CARRIE ANTLFINGER MILWAUKEE - Frank Lloyd Wright's strong appreciation and respect for nature factored heavily into his designs for hundreds of structures. In keeping with his legacy, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation will try to modernize the architect's winter home, Taliesin West, with environmentally friendly updates and attempt to lower its annual $200,000 energy bill. Starting next month, construction will start at the National Historic Landmark, located in Scottsdale, Ariz., in an effort to bring down - and possibly eliminate - the sprawling compound's energy costs. A handful of Arizona companies are donating 4,000 solar panels, replacing 5,000 light bulbs and making the roofs and windows more energy efficient. Sean Malone, president and chief executive o...

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