fallingwater building
critical response
parallel movements
wright at the time
other works
fallingwater: exterior

right asked his client, “Where do you spend all your time when you’re on this property?” And they said, “Oh, we love to picnic on this rock.” So what does he do? He builds the house on the rock and they’ve lost their picnic place forever. And you can hardly see the rock. You have to go down in the stream—and the bugs eat you alive and all that—to look up and see Mr. Wright’s masterpiece. And indeed it was.—Robert A.M. Stern, Architect

See Bear Run before Fallingwater was built (no audio available).
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