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Snapshots

  1. giga magazine

    Snapshot Title: giga magazine
    Taken by: Marissa Morgan

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:



  2. Cantilevered balconies

    Snapshot Title: Cantilevered balconies
    Taken by: Chris n Caroline S

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:

    Cantilevered means a certain percentage of one end of the balcony is fixed to the house, while the other is suspended in the air.

    The cantilevers and reinforced concrete made Fallingwater a revolutio...



  3. Integrating nature

    Snapshot Title: Integrating nature
    Taken by: Chris n Caroline S

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:

    Wright is known for integrating nature into his designs and his houses connection to their surrounding sites.

    The stonework of the walls comes from the surrounding area and is built on top of boulde...



  4. Stairs

    Snapshot Title: Stairs
    Taken by: Chris n Caroline S

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:

    A suspended staircase leads down from the living room to the stream below.



  5. Waterfall

    Snapshot Title: Waterfall
    Taken by: Chris n Caroline S

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:

    When the Kaufmanns hired Frank Lloyd Wright to build a replacement for their cabins that they used as a rural retreat a Bear Run they thought he would create a structure with a view of the waterfall.
    ...



  6. Corner windows

    Snapshot Title: Corner windows
    Taken by: Chris n Caroline S

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:

    Frank Lloyd Wright was very innovative for his time. The two panes of glass come together at a corner without structural support or with no barrier or support in the angle symbolizing harmony or seaml...



  7. Mother and child statue

    Snapshot Title: Mother and child statue
    Taken by: Chris n Caroline S

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:

    This bronze statue is of a mother with stretched arms raised towards the sky, with a child on her back. It is entitled "Mother and Child". It is by the artist Lipchitz and was purchased by the Kaufman...



  8. Buddha

    Snapshot Title: Buddha
    Taken by: Chris n Caroline S

    Image: Fallingwater
    Image Owner: Justin Guess



    Description:

    A Buddha head statue thought to be from the Sung Dynasty (906-1127 AD) was placed at the house in 1953.