|The Taliesin Complex is 3 miles south of Spring Green, Wisconsin, and today comprises about 600 acres. After leaving Oak Park in 1909, Wright came to Spring Green where he had spent summers as a child with the Lloyd Jones relatives. On a hill, he built this new home and studio, Taliesin, meaning in Welsh "Shining Brow," for his new love Mamah Cheney.|
The entrance, pond, and damWright dammed Jones Creek to create a pond and in 1945 added a second dam to provide a pond for Midway Farm.
The house and studio complexWright felt the house should be "of" the hill, not on it and that it should suggest the lines and slopes of the hills. Natural materials complement the hillside
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