Learning Urban Design

After living at the legendary Fallingwater house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, students have an opporunity to improve on the design.

August 22, 2001, 11:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"For almost a week, they have been studying the legendary house with a river - actually, stream - running through it. With the help of architecture, art history, and education professionals, the students, from as far away as North Carolina and Toronto, are getting to know Fallingwater much better than the 130,000 tourists who swarm through the house and grounds every year. And they're loving it."

Thanks to Design Architecture

Tuesday, August 21, 2001 in The Christian Science Monitor

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