Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design

Mon, Oct 07, 2019 at 7:05AM

The curved ceiling mirrors the staircase shape.

The clients love their Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired house designed they say by a protege or at least an affectianado of the architect. 

The sweeping staircase is reminiscent of the Guggenheim Museum, and the horizontal elevation is a take on Falling Water.  Regardless of the inspiration touring the house was a study in detail and open design. 

Glass block was very popular for privacy while allowing light.
Glass block was very popular for privacy while allowing light.

Wood walls and dropped ceilings to hide window treatment mechanisms is a great detail.
Wood walls and dropped ceilings to hide window treatment mechanisms is a great detail.

Built-ins with mirror inserts add depth to a display case.
Built-ins with mirror inserts add depth to a display case.

Notice the closed doors blend in to the walls for a modern look.
Notice the closed doors blend in to the walls for a modern look.

Corner windows pour light into the rooms.
Corner windows pour light into the rooms.

This detail probably was created for a divider screen separating the dining and living rooms, which was a popular trend in the formal 30's.
This detail probably was created for a divider screen separating the dining and living rooms, which was a popular trend in the formal 30's.

Furniture was built using the same materials as the interior.
Furniture was built using the same materials as the interior.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Spectacular view through the picture window in the living room of the Pennsylvania hill country.
Spectacular view through the picture window in the living room of the Pennsylvania hill country.

The radiators were always hidden by boxed elements here used as a window seat. Warm in the winter for sure!
The radiators were always hidden by boxed elements here used as a window seat. Warm in the winter for sure!

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
The welcoming library seating perfect for reading on a rainy day.
The welcoming library seating perfect for reading on a rainy day.

Notice the lighted cove ceiling which is used throughout the house.
Notice the lighted cove ceiling which is used throughout the house.

With the lighted cove lit.
With the lighted cove lit.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Aluminum radiator grills to control the heat.
Aluminum radiator grills to control the heat.

Classic tiled bathrooms were very small compared to today's.
Classic tiled bathrooms were very small compared to today's.

A classic sink and fixtures maintained.
A classic sink and fixtures maintained.

The pantry uinlike todays were actually smaller prep-kitchens just off dining rooms. Note the beautiful stainless steel counter top.
The pantry uinlike todays were actually smaller prep-kitchens just off dining rooms. Note the beautiful stainless steel counter top.

This combination fan/light was in the center of the main kitchen.
This combination fan/light was in the center of the main kitchen.

The original 1930's intercom.
The original 1930's intercom.

Stainless steel reilings were a hallmark of the era.
Stainless steel reilings were a hallmark of the era.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Large overhangs were always a great design element.
Large overhangs were always a great design element.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
All the stone used in this house was quarried on site.
All the stone used in this house was quarried on site.

Large deep Fascia boards were part of the linear design.
Large deep Fascia boards were part of the linear design.

A 1930's elevator.
A 1930's elevator.

Controls still intact.
Controls still intact.

Great detail of the banister.
Great detail of the banister.

The typical bathroom space was perfectly functional if not spacious.
The typical bathroom space was perfectly functional if not spacious.

Hidden radiator built-ins.
Hidden radiator built-ins.

Glass block surround the main entry door.
Glass block surround the main entry door.

Corner windows rise up three stories which give a light and airy feel to the house.
Corner windows rise up three stories which give a light and airy feel to the house.

Rooms were overly large back in the day.
Rooms were overly large back in the day.

Master suite closets were designed as wardrobe closets with individual doors. This corridor leads to the private Den off the master suite.
Master suite closets were designed as wardrobe closets with individual doors. This corridor leads to the private Den off the master suite.

A 1930 his and her bathroom in the master suite. He had his sink and she had hers next to the tub.
A 1930 his and her bathroom in the master suite. He had his sink and she had hers next to the tub.

Her sink area
Her sink area

Railings on the second floor loft area mirror the curve of the staircase and opening.
Railings on the second floor loft area mirror the curve of the staircase and opening.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
This closet is for the Penguins!
This closet is for the Penguins!

The basement fireplace seems to get alot of use.
The basement fireplace seems to get alot of use.

The "Martini Bar's" octagonal window opens to serve drinks poolside.
The "Martini Bar's" octagonal window opens to serve drinks poolside.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
View from the pool deck.
View from the pool deck.

Overhand define the horizontal lines of the house built on a mountain.
Overhand define the horizontal lines of the house built on a mountain.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
The radiator in the basement
The radiator in the basement

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
The man cave garage outbuilding with model and full size classic cars.
The man cave garage outbuilding with model and full size classic cars.

Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design
Frank Lloyd Wright House inspires a new design

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