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Bear Run, Pa., house designed by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
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. Fallingwater (1936–39) is an architectural tour de force of Wright's organic philosophy, whereby a building should be completely integrated with its environment. Seen from below, the house is boldly cantilevered over a waterfall, with its powerful balconies and terraces seemingly suspended in midair.
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With works such as Fallingwater, he created domestic dwellings which conveyed such tranquility that his design touched the realms of the poetic.
Selections range from domestic structures such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and skyscrapers such as the Chrysler Building, to iconic classics such as the Louvre and Barcelona's famed Sagrada Familia Cathedral.
Free-wheeling discussions are supplemented when possible by hikes, guest speakers, and field trips to locations such as Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater. All of these readings, discussions, and experiences are designed to give School of Engineering students a broader and deeper education, helping to create engineers who can think and write across the disciplines.
Wright was already seventy-three, and the museum had assembled more than five decades of his designs, including several recently constructed masterpieces--the iconic Fallingwater house from 1937 among them--that felt like the crowning achievements of an extraordinarily protean career.
Kaufmann, father of a former Taliesin apprentice, and it became the most famous house in the world: Fallingwater. Wright demonstrated an unprecedented skill with the cantilever: three balconies of steel-reinforced concrete projecting one over the other, the second extending out past the first, without visible means of support, and beautifully recapitulating the natural cantilever of the waterfall's projecting stone.