Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright architect, Modern Pennsylvania Architecture, US Building Design, Architect
Fallingwater by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, US
Kaufmann Residence, Ohiopyle: 20th Century Architecture in Mill Run, PA, USA – design by FLW Architect
Sep 21, 2016
Date built: 1935
Location: Bear Run Creek, Laurel Highlands, Allegheny Mountains, south west Pennsylvania
Design: Frank Lloyd Wright architect
This world-famous 20th Century house is also known as the Kaufmann Residence.
Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright
This is Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous and spectacular building.
The house boldly cantilevers out over a beautiful waterfall.
The building was a weekend retreat for Edgar J. Kaufmann.
Address: 1491 Mill Run Rd, Mill Run, PA 15464, United States
Owner: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Architectural styles: Organic architecture, Modern architecture
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Location: Bear Run, Ohiopyle, rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
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The residence was voted American Institute of Architects Best American building of the last 125 years.
Fallingwater photos by Simon Garcia
Fallingwater photos or Kaufmann Residence is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles (69 km) southeast of Pittsburgh. The home was built partly over a waterfall on Bear Run in the Mill Run section of Stewart Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains.
The house was designed as a weekend home for the family of Liliane Kaufmann and her husband, Edgar J. Kaufmann, owner of Kaufmann’s department store.
Time cited it after its completion as Wright’s “most beautiful job”; it is listed among Smithsonian’s Life List of 28 places “to visit before you die”. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966. In 1991, members of the American Institute of Architects named the house the “best all-time work of American architecture” and in 2007, it was ranked 29th on the list of America’s Favorite Architecture according to the AIA.
Website: Fallingwater, Mill Run
Location: Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, USA
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Website: Fallingwater, Mill Run, PA, USA