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[Fallingwater from southwest lookout, 1]
View 1 from the lookout above the stream (Bear Run), from southwest. Frank Lloyd Wright planned the house with this view in mind.
In the photo, visitors can be seen on the second floor terrace above the living room, and also on the third floor terrace that leads out from the gallery. The cantilevered levels and terraces as well as the stone walls echo the ledges below, giving an impression of the house being an organic part of the rock formations, and that the house "fits" in its natural setting. The stream flows in front of the house, from right to left in the photo (and under part of the cantilevered living room and terraces), but breaks at an angle away from the house at the upper falls, creating the illusion of water flowing out from the house itself.
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