The American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the first to use the term "organic building". A building should relate to its surroundings, to the nature, but also be good for people to live in. He emphasised the importance of light. The material of a house should be delicate like a spider's web.
In his thoughts about a new architecture, he tries to develop building types for the USA that are independent of styles in Europe. The best known of these are the Prairie Houses.