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BUILDING
 
 
Falling Water - J. Kaufmann House
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DESIGNER
 
 
Frank Lloyd Wright

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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
Falling Water, J. Kaufmann House, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bear Run, Mill Run, Pennsylvania
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VIDEO
 
 
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Pennsylvania
County
Fayette
Town
Ohiopyle Vic.
Place
Bear Run (Mill Run)
Address
1491 Mill Run Road - State Route 381 South, Stewart Twp. (60 km from Pittsburgh)
 
 
Telephone
+1.724.329.8501
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Museums and buildings for exhibitions
Architectural and design museums
Historic house museums
Residential buildings
Detached, semi-detached houses and villas
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1936    
Realisation
1939
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AWARDS
 
1994
Pennsylvania State Historical Marker
1974
National Register of Historic Places
1966
National Historic Landmark
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  North by Northwest
Directed by
Alfred Hitchcock
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1959
Cast
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
Building's role
Symbolic
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Francesca Prina, Elena Demartini, Grande Atlante dell'Architettura dal Mille al Duemila, Mondadori Electa, Milano 2005, pp. 319-320
Franklin Toker, Fallingwater Rising. Frank Lloyd Wright, E.J. Kaufmann, and America's Most Extraordinary House, Alfred A. Knopf, 2003
Yukio Futagawa (ed., photo), Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer (text), Frank Lloyd Wright. Fallingwater, A.D.A. Edita, "GA Traveler 003", Tokyo 2003
Julia Oliver, Music of Falling Water, John F. Blair Publisher, 2001
Soren Larson, "New plans for Fallingwater could save an icon from disaster", Architectural record 5/1999, "Record News" p. 97
Ezra Stoller, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, Princeton Architectural Press, 1999
Jonathan Hale, "Tough times for Wright Houses", Architectural Record 9/1998, "Record News" p. 53
Ezra Stoller (photo), "Through the Viewfinder", Architectural Record 5/1997, may 1997, "Features" pp. 150-151 (147-152)
Carla Lind, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, Pomegranate Communications, 1996
Lynda S. Waggoner, Fallingwater. Frank Lloyd Wright's Romance With Nature, Universe Publishing, 1996
Robert McCarter, Fallingwater. Frank Lloyd Wright, Phaidon Press, London 1994
Terence Riley, Peter Reed (ed.), Frank Lloyd Wright. Architetto. 1867-1959, Electa, Milano 1994, pp. 288-296
Donald Hoffmann, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater. The House and Its History, Dover Books, New York 1993
Edgar Kaufmann jr., Christopher Little, Thomas A. Heinz (photo), Fallingwater. A Frank Lloyd Wright Country House, Abbeville Press, 1986
Edgar Kaufmann Jr., Fallingwater, Abbeville, New York 1986
Giovanni Klaus Koenig, "Dialogando con l'acqua/Talking with water", Ottagono, giugno/june 1984, "I significati dell'acqua" p. 22 (18-33, 188-191)
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 462-467 [IX. Frank Lloyd Wright]
Bruno Zevi, Edgar Kaufmann Jr.. Payl Mayen (photo), La casa sulla cascata di F.Ll. Wright/Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, ET AS Kompass, 1965
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CLIENT
 
 
Edgar J. Kaufmann
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CREDITS
 
 
Drawings by Peggy and Marco Lachmann-Anke

Falling Water, J. Kaufmann House, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bear Run, Mill Run, Pennsylvania



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