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If not for modern efforts to safeguard Frank Lloyd Wright's design, water wouldn't have been the only thing falling at Fallingwater. As a result of sagging of the non-reinforced floors of the cantilevered balconies, the home itself was in danger of collapsing and falling into Bear Run. To restore the iconic house, a construction crew employed post-tensioning with prestressed concrete to reinforce the cantilevers and restore the original floors and walls. Thanks to the careful renovations, Wright's groundbreaking design is every bit as compelling today as it was the day it was completed.
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