Frank Lloyd Wright Style House Gets a Complete Update


Remodeling Historic Preservation Design+Build Custom Cabinets & Furniture Energy Efficiency

Silent Rivers provided purposeful, sensitive guidance to our clients in substantially transforming their unique home. It was originally designed in the “Usonian” style (a Frank Lloyd Wright style) by former Des Moines architect George Russell. One of this structure’s defining characteristics is its unconventional layout – the entire house is built on a grid of equilateral triangles. Over the course of a year, every space in the house was restored, repaired, or updated while still maintaining the architect’s original intent.

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