Some things in the world have the ability to freeze time like music, photos, and art, Of course, imagine if you’re in southwestern Pennsylvania inside the Bear Run National Reserve for a family trip, suddenly you feel some kind of magic inside the open jungle, what is it.?
Falling Water (built-in 1939, in Mill Run, Pennsylvania) of course, is one of the most beautiful and creative architectures in the world to date and all the credit goes to one of the greatest architecture of all time Frank Lloyd Wright, more than just an architecture it is a place where we can able to feel the real pleasant moments, it is also listed in life list 0f 28 places before you die.
What is the hidden treasure that the world’s greatest architects praise and people are amazed about?, Architectures are of different forms with unique styles from person to region, architecture holds humans along with nature and it is one fine job in American architecture history.
Falling Water is considered the masterpiece work ever done in the history of architecture, it was built in the organic architectural style which connects humans, nature, and architecture along and Japanese architecture which is the base for the design of the house, from shapes to color falling water have the natural ingredients, we can see the horizontal lines in balconies and vertical in stone columns.
The color of the building contains like stone grey and cream color with a lot of browns to keep it from merging with the environment outside, The textures in the house also represent a sense of nature from smoothness outside and rock-like textures inside the house in vertical stones.
Both organic and Japanese architecture collided to form the Fallingwater building, by elevating off the ground and connecting humans with nature, to keep the architecture in contrast with nature, Frank Lloyd used rocks and rock-like textures in the house with colors matching nature.
The Beauty Within Beauty
From the ancient days or from the initiation of human evolution, architecture has played a very important role in the part of civilization, and today, it is seen as a display of our taste and the way we live, from luxurious homes to different architectural styles with fancy materials, but Falling water building is not just about luxury or style, it is to connect the nature with architecture and it is a preview to the architecture which connects humans along with the nature.
Frank Lloyd is a legendary architect for his organic architecture style and yet, Fallingwater is considered his masterpiece work because of the cause it holds and the purpose it serves to humans and to the world of architecture.
How can somebody imagine a house above and attached to a waterfall, that’s the beauty of architecture, to show beauty without disturbing the beauty of another, apart from all the definitions and styles mentioned above, Fallingwater is one such treat to the eyes and a great classroom for the younger and future architects to create more such to spread harmony with human.