Day Two: Clerestory Windows, cantilevers, dry rhododendrons (97 degrees today)
At Falling Water, verandas float over greenery, rooms are stumbled upon unannounced, and unexpected. Design is rooted in eccentricity mixed with ingenuity and practicality, plus an awe of natural beauty that makes windows the focal point of every room, drawing the eye to the outside, all of the time. The house is a maize of layers (at least seven), rather like an elaborate treehouse in the forest.
He put stone steps leading down to the natural river right in the livingroom. Obviously, Frank Lloyd Wright loved to play, and play he did.

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