Publisher synopsis: A landmark volume to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of arguably the most significant private residence of the twentieth century. With stunning new photography commissioned especially for this book, Fallingwater captures the much-loved masterpiece by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright following its recent restoration. Built in 1936 for Edgar and Liliane Kaufmann, Fallingwater is hailed as a twentieth-century masterpiece a marvel of innovation and daring that appears to float over rushing falls. This volume is a major event in the story of this icon, with new authoritative texts on Fallingwater s history, structure, restoration, and collections, including the house s relationship to its setting and its importance to the sustainability movement; its meaning in the context of Wright s body of work; the analysis and planning process that went into Fallingwater s restoration and how a seemingly unsolvable problem was overcome through modern engineering. Destined to become the lasting volume on this seminal monument, the book is a tribute to genius and the long-awaited reconsideration of this masterwork."