Beautiful and Luxury Building Upper The Waterfall — Falling Water is a very famous building in the world. The building was created by a famous architect. The idea of building a brilliant creation. The beauty and comfort that arise from the building to make people interested to see and feel it directly.
Who does not know Fallingwater, this building is very well known, even among architects from around the world. Falling water is a house designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Trying to present a work of architecture with the concept approach close to nature. The selection of land and building materials were nicely implies simplicity and respect for natural surroundings.
Building materials (finishing) taken from the quarry in the vicinity of the location with the exploitation of the wise. Electoral system dominated structure cantilever (overhang) the main made of reinforced concrete in passing seemed normal, but if you see more detail showed that the Falling Water systems are built with a complicated structure and very detailed.
The building was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966. In 1991, the American Institute of Architects indicate that the Falling Water is the “Best all-time work of American architecture. ” Meanwhile, National Geographic Traveler, set it as “the Place of a Lifetime”.
Location: Mill Run, Pennsylvania
Nearest city: Pittsburgh
Built: 1936 - 1939
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Architectural style (s): Organic architecture
Visitation: about 135.000
Governing body: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Added to NRHP: July 23, 1974
Designated NHL: May 23, 1966
NRHP Reference #: 74001781
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), known for his existence as an architect of a worldwide due to a very large influence on the world architectural sphere. The effect can be seen from the presence of his work is almost scattered in 37 countries / locations, including in Iraq, Japan, Canada, Egypt, England than in America itself, of course. Fallingwater, designed in 1936 was to be one of the most popular design because it has a clear relevance and are felt with the concept of organic architecture.
The most phenomenal part of the house is the family room that juts and float on top of the waterfall. Splashing sound of water from the river in the hills of Bear Run is always so natural-sounding music throughout the house. The building that became known as the “Falling Water” was considered a masterpiece Wright.
Frank Lloyd Wright, is the architect who has presented the works of phenomenal spectacular family vacation home for Edgar J. Kaufmann, owner of a Department Store from Pittsburg, in the year 1935-1939. Since 1963, Falling Water and its entire contents by Kaufmann Jr. family. Conservacy submitted to Western Pennsylvania to be a museum in recognition of works of architecture FL Wright.
Nearly six million people have visited the house in January 2008. Despite the remote location in Pennsylvania (2 hour drive from Pittsburgh), recorded more than 120,000 visitors every year.
Falling Water is a special building which is still interest many visitors who want to see it directly. Arts architect of this building is very thick. The architects designing buildings Falling water is with high accuracy. No wonder the beauty of this building was also attractive to many people.