What is Organic Architecture?

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Organic architecture promotes harmony between human habitation and the natural world through design. The term was originally coined by Frank Lloyd Wright in the early 1900’s.

The idea of organic architecture refers both to a building’s literal relationship to its surroundings, and also how the building’s design is thought about as a unified organism. From the windows to the floors, everything relates and reflects the symbiotic ordering systems of nature.

One of the best known examples of organic architecture is Fallingwater, a house designed by Wright in 1935. The home was built partly over a waterfall and consistently ranks among the best all-time architecture work on many lists.

With Alex Riley Associates, we work alongside you to help find a design for your new building that works in harmony with its surrounding environment. Explore our website or contact us today for more information.

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