Archinect - News 2017-02-26T09:56:51-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149991301/fallingwater-institute-gains-4-spartan-yet-beautiful-dwellings-by-bohlin-cywinski-jackson Fallingwater Institute gains 4 spartan yet beautiful dwellings by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Julia Ingalls 2017-02-09T18:46:00-05:00 >2017-02-10T13:42:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/30/30dl0lbcsozqzj20.jpg" width="650" height="436" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Fallingwater Institute, which is located on the High Meadow farm next to the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright home, is adding four new "modest wood portals" to its 1960s era teaching facilities. The new dwellings, designed by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100056538/bohlin-cywinsky-jackson-and-eckersley-o-callaghan-tapped-for-apple-s-upcoming-madison-avenue-store" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bohlin Cywinski Jackson</a>, are created both to extend from the existing High Meadow structure while giving the Institute's summer residency students a spare, yet beautiful place, to work and live.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vv/vv0qd0zxcjcex3yr.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7t/7tfd43dipfe81q8w.jpg"></p><p>"The building's main entry welcomes visitors into a central screened porch, which joins the new architecture to an existing cabin and serves as the outdoor gathering and dining space," Bill James, project architect from Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's Pittsburgh office, notes in a press release. "A horizontal screen, made of Norway Spruce harvested and milled on site, extends from the main cabin and continues along the walkway leading to the dwellings."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x3/x3rsmpj0jz5bovnv.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n9/n9wpghps2cmzc1d8.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/39104004/fallingwater-accepting-applications-for-residency-programs Fallingwater accepting applications for residency programs Archinect 2012-02-23T16:14:00-05:00 >2012-03-03T13:08:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v6/v6xhef1jyvfk6fej.jpg" width="610" height="405" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, is accepting applications for summer 2012 onsite residency programs for students and educators. The one-week programs will include sessions for high school students at two different skill levels, and one program for K-12 teachers.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/31747841/fallingwater-gets-interactive Fallingwater gets interactive Paul Petrunia 2011-12-21T19:03:31-05:00 >2012-01-04T14:24:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4h/4h7i0crc1qagk6la.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Have you visited Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater? Not all of us have, but there's a new app available that gives you the next best thing. <a href="http://www.planetarchitecture.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">planet architecture</a>, a production company that has been publishing videos and interactive tours for many years, has just added Fallingwater to their relatively new library of app releases.</p> <p> I've been quite impressed with it after playing with the app for the last couple days. It provides a surprisingly comprehensive collection of drawings, photographs, videos and 360&deg; panoramic views of the iconic house, all accessible from an architect-friendly navigation of floorplans and siteplans.</p> <p> The <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app//id485805331?ls=1&amp;mt=8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iPad app</a> will set you back $9.99, which is relatively pricey in the app world, but a great deal considering the quality of the content and the experience. The <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id490290486?mt=8&amp;ign-mpt=uo%3D2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iPhone app</a> is $4.99, and currently on sale for $0.99 for the next few days.</p> <p> We have some free copies (in the form of promo codes) available to the first requests in the comments below. The catch - ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/18248151/is-fallingwater-modern Is Fallingwater Modern? Orhan Ayyüce 2011-08-26T16:05:20-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mw/mwsso4971swuk441.jpg" width="600" height="450" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Fallingwater was as handmade as any of the early Modern experimental structures that, while earnestly seeking the hallowed label of prefabrication, were largely handmade, with lumpy (handcrafted!) white stucco that was smooth only if you were two miles away. Like finally seeing a real Mondrian, with all of its beautiful &ldquo;imperfections,&rdquo; much of building today still remains &ldquo;handmade&rdquo; even when it means the final connections that make a building sing.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Author, preservationist and historian Barbara Lamprecht takes on an earlier WSJ article called, <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703922804576301670230267088.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"What's So Great About Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater?"</a> &nbsp;Read her <a href="http://barbaralamprecht.com/2011/08/26/is-frank-lloyd-wright-at-modernist-is-fallingwater-modern-what-is-modern-or-modern-anyway-according-to/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">response</a> to second question in the article: <em>Is Fallingwater a work of modernism?</em></p>