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Fallingwater, a Frank Lloyd Wright country house

by Edgar Kaufmann

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Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Kaufmann family -- Homes and haunts,
  • Fallingwater (Pa.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdgar Kaufmann, Jr. ; introduction by Mark Girouard ; principal photography by Christopher Little and Thomas A. Heinz ; measured drawings by L.D. Astorino & Associates, Ltd.
    ContributionsLittle, Christopher., Heinz, Thomas A., L. D. Astorino & Associates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.W7 K29 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2720532M
    ISBN 100896596621
    LC Control Number86013967

    Show map of the United States Fallingwater path from house to guest home Fallingwater is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles (69 km) southeast of ect: Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright at Polymath Park Tours. In response to recent developments related to COVID, Polymath Park has cancelled tours through J Please call to reschedule your visit. Polymath Park, a separate property that is independently owned and operated, is located at Evergreen Lane, Acme, PA , approximately 23 miles from Fallingwater and just five miles from Exit

    The career of Frank Lloyd Wright spanned more than 70 years, with dozens of monographs and biographies dedicated to his life and work. Similarly, Fallingwater has been featured in books and journals from around the world since its completion in Probably the most famous modern house in America, Fallingwater—the Pennsylvania country home placed right over a waterfall—was Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest triumph. This book captures the spirit of this exceptional design, tracing its creation and construction as well as showing its breathtaking interior and exterior spaces.

    Get this from a library! Fallingwater, a Frank Lloyd Wright country house. [Edgar Kaufmann; Christopher Little; Thomas A Heinz; L.D. Astorino & Associates.] -- A personal record of Wright's domestic masterpiece, a home which becomes an integral part of its natural setting. Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater (Edgar J. Kaufmann House), , Bear Run, Pennsylvania (photo: Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress #LC-DIG-highsm) Perched above a mountain cataract on a rocky hillside deep in the rugged forest of Southwestern Pennsylvania, some 90 minutes from Pittsburgh, is America’s most famous house.


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Fallingwater is the most famous modern house in America/5(72). Fallingwater is the most famous modern house in America. Indeed, readers of the Journal of the American Institute of Architects voted it the best American building of the last years.

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Frank Lloyd Wright is /5. America’s most famous architect, designed Fallingwater for his clients, the Kaufmann family. It instantly became famous, and today it is a National Historic Landmark. The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is entrusted to preserve Fallingwater for generations to come.

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