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Re: RE: Frank Lloyd Wright

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With all due respect to all the graduates of UW, and all the graduates 
of all the universities of the world (including myself)....I don't know 
whether to say "in spite of this", or "maybe because of this"....he was 
a much more creative, ethical, successful & famous professional than us.

.....hint.....hint....."The Fountainhead"

Pankaj Gupta
Structures Online

----- Original Message -----
From: "Caldwell, Stan" <scaldwell(--nospam--at)>
Date: Friday, June 27, 2003 10:21 pm
Subject: RE: Frank Lloyd Wright

> Jim:
> Living in Wisconsin, you undoubtedly already know this, but 
> perhaps many of
> the other readers don't ...
> Frank Lloyd Wright's only formal education at the college level 
> was two
> years of Civil Engineering studies at the University of Wisconsin. 
> Then he
> dropped (flunked?) out and headed to Chicago to work as a 
> draftsman, and
> never received any formal education as an Architect.  This has 
> been a
> life-long embarrassment for all the rest of us who earned CE 
> degrees at UW.
> Hopefully, every one of us left campus with a better grasp of 
> fundamentalengineering principles than he did!
> Stan R. Caldwell, P.E.
> Dallas, Texas

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