Fallingwater House

In the Bear Run Nature Reserve, Pennsylvania where a stream flows at 1298 feet above sea level and suddenly breaks to fall at 30 feet, Frank Lloyd Wright designed an extraordinary house known as Fallingwater that redefined the relationship between man, architecture, and nature. The house was built as a weekend home for owners Mr. Edgar Kaufmann, his wife, and their son.
When they commissioned Wright to design the house they envisioned one across from the waterfall, so that they could have it in their view. Instead, Wright integrated the design of the house with the waterfall itself, placing it…...

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  • Haralan Dobrev
    Haralan Dobrev removed a media
    about 3 years ago via OpenBuildings.com
  • Kiril Pavlov
    Kiril Pavlov updated 50 media and uploaded a media file
    Fallingwater
    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com
  • Christian Melendez
    Christian Melendez commented
    I still wonder how is it that they were able to fly those concrete beams like that. They defy gravity! That house is truly a mind opener
    about 5 years ago via Mobile
  • Nadezhda Nikolova
    Nadezhda Nikolova updated and updated a digital reference
    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com
  • Karlinni K Oost
    Karlinni K Oost commented
    dream home
    about 5 years ago via iPhone
  • jt_flyer
    jt_flyer commented
    I've visited Fallingwater 8 times. Each time I'm reenergized.
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • sjevons
    sjevons commented
    Excellent
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • janetsl
    janetsl commented
    My all time favorite house ever!
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • Karlinni K Oost
    Karlinni K Oost commented
    timeless
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • edyco
    edyco commented
    Cuando la visite me parecio una genialidad extrordinaria estructuralmente para la epoca en que se construyo
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • carol spolter
    carol spolter commented
    I have been unable to visit because I am Handicapped The video made me feel as if I were there! Superb video
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • lucky5789
    lucky5789 commented
    Dream house way cool :)
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • Denis Drachev
    Denis Drachev commented
    very cool
    about 6 years ago via OpenBuildings.com
  • acpinkdramaqueen
    acpinkdramaqueen commented
    I think this house is pretty
    about 6 years ago via iPhone
  • temperley
    temperley commented
    I love it. Wonder how much $...
    about 6 years ago via iPhone