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Unformatted text preview: University of California, Berkeley Professor Littmann Architecture 170b An Historical Survey of Architecture and Urbanism Architecture 170b Lecture 24 4/17/2007 Tips for your paper Say your thesis in the shower It is OK to write a short sentence Frank Lloyd Wright was once considered the worlds greatest architect o But he lost popularity in the 1920s o Jumped back into popularity with the construction of Falling Water in the 1930s o He doesnt like Modern Architecture Doesnt like communal housing He prefers suburban type houses o Built Falling Water for the Kauffmanns Horizontal trays hold the living spaces Vertical stone walls hold them up Built over the waterfall that Kauffmann loved A number of open spaces out on the terraces Ties the house to the American Landscape Using modern materials like steel and concrete Reinvigorates Wrights career The International Exhibition of Modern Architecture o Unornamented flat roof style o Regularized faade o Use of materials over ornament o Interested in an architecture that represented efficiency and cleanliness.Interested in an architecture that represented efficiency and cleanliness....
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