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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Fallingwater (1936), another of Wright's houses, is one of the most famous houses of the twentieth century. His concept of organic architecture guided the design. Poised over a rocky stream in Bear Run, Pennsylvania, the house incorporated both modern and "natural" aspects of contemporary life. The rocks that form the waterfall also structure the house. Wide cement porches lean over the falls, tracing the movement of the water in horizontal planes as modern as any building in the 1930s. Vertical slabs rise and cross the horizontal porches and tower among the trees around the falls. The incorporation of glass as a wall structure sent light deep into the interior. Many critics still view Fallingwater as one of the freshest monuments of modern architecture.

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