Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater: Organic Design

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“Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.” Frank Lloyd Wright

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater: Organic DesignOrganic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground. Frank Lloyd WrightIn the woods of Pennsylvania, Frank Lloyd Wright's magnum opus, Fallingwater rises from the landscape and presides over Bear Run like a cantilevered king. Hovering across a 30' waterfall the home is as much of a architectural marvel today as it was 70 years ago. This was just as Frank Lloyd Wright intended. Fallingwater was designed by Wright for Liliane and Edgar Kaufmann to replace their very modest cabin at Bear Run. The Kaufmann's enjoyed spending week ends and summers in the quiet,and tranquil Pennsylvania wilderness. Their son, Edgar Kaufmann Jr. was an apprentice at Wright's home and school Taliesin,Spring Green,Wisconsin. After a visit

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