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Fallingwater

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Fallingwater

STRUCTURE
Frank Lloyd Wright
born as Frank Lincoln Wright June 8, 1867

Philosophy:
"Designing structures that were in harmony with
humanity and its environment
General facts
first named "Kaufmann-Haus"

architect: Frank Llyod Wright

build from 1935-1937

representative example for modern architecture
Location
Mill Run, Pennsylvania


in the valley of Youghiogheny river
Architecture
organic, modern architecture
stones are natural finish
History
family often have a picnic on the stones of the waterfall
Denise Wirth EN301-1Technical English for Engineers and Architects

Organic architecture
Location
General facts
Frank Lloyd Wright
History
Architecture
Static Problems
References

house with view onto the waterfall
jut out of the floor

horizontal layer of structural elements
terrace: only view onto the waterfall
stairs lead to the waterfall
build out of natural stone
yellow and red paint
Static Problems
overhanging balcony
1.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/30/Frank_Lloyd_Wright_portrait.jpg
sag down
insufficient steel reinforcement
parts of the floor have been removed
humid environment
mould
References
1.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/30/Frank_Lloyd_Wright_portrait.jpg
2.http://www.mapsofworld.com/deutsch/usa/us-bundesstaaten.jpg
3.http://www.wright-house.com/frank-lloyd-wright/fallingwater/southwest-pennsylvania-map.gif
4.http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51PMSTJNR1L.jpg
5.http://cache.lego.com/r/architecture/-/media/franchises/architecture/products/21005_fallingwater/story/fallingwater_story_4_large.jpg?l.r=1207344482
6.http://www.neueshandeln.de/fileadmin/inhalt/blogazin/Wertschaetzung/Frank_Lloyd_Wright_Fallingwater_House_1000x667.png
7.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/ba/Fallingwater_-_Living_Room_from_Kitchen_-_HABS_PA,26-OHPY.V,1-48.jpg
8.http://blog.baustil.ch/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/fallingwater-5.jpg
9.https://www.colourbox.de/preview/7117925-falling-water-4.jpg
10.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/88/Fallingwater_miniature_model_at_MRRV,_Carnegie_Science_Center.JPG/220px-Fallingwater_miniature_model_at_MRRV,_Carnegie_Science_Center.JPG

3.http://www.wright-house.com/frank-lloyd-wright/fallingwater/southwest-pennsylvania-map.gif
2.http://www.mapsofworld.com/deutsch/usa/us-bundesstaaten.jpg
4.http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51PMSTJNR1L.jpg
5.http://cache.lego.com/r/architecture/-/media/franchises/architecture/products/21005_fallingwater/story/fallingwater_story_4_large.jpg?l.r=1207344482
6.http://www.neueshandeln.de/fileadmin/inhalt/blogazin/Wertschaetzung/Frank_Lloyd_Wright_Fallingwater_House_1000x667.png
8.http://blog.baustil.ch/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/fallingwater-5.jpg
7.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/ba/Fallingwater_-_Living_Room_from_Kitchen_-_HABS_PA,26-OHPY.V,1-48.jpg
9.https://www.colourbox.de/preview/7117925-falling-water-4.jpg
Thank you for your attention.


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