Falling Water: Falling Water Changed By Frank Lloyd Wright

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Falling water

An extraordinary house known as falling water designed by Frank Lloyd Wright redefined the relationship between man, architecture, and nature. The house was to be designed across the waterfall, so that the client could have it in their view. Instead all of these Wright integrated the design with the waterfall itself, by placing the building right on top of it to make it a part of the user 's lives. Wright 's admiration for Japanese architecture has mostly influenced the design thinking of this house , along with most of his work. Like the Japanese way of architecture, Wright invented his own design process to create harmony between man and nature, and his integration of the house with the waterfall was successful in doing so. The exterior of falling water enforces a strong horizontal pattern with the bricks and long terraces. The windows on the facade have also have a special condition where they open up at the corners, breaking the box of the house and opening it to the vast outdoors. The rooms all relate towards the house 's natural surroundings, and the living room even has steps that lead directly into the water below. The beauty of these spaces is found in their extensions towards nature, done with long cantilevered terraces. Shooting out at a series of right angles, the terraces add an element of sculpture to the houses aside from their function.

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