Saving Fallingwater – Type 316’s crucial role in saving an iconic tribute to Frank Lloyd Wright

Published 05 February 2021

Fallingwater began as a weekend retreat for a wealthy Pittsburgh department store magnate and his family, but now stands as one of the most iconic tributes to architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Molybdenum-alloyed Type 316L stainless steel plays a small but crucial role in preserving one of the greatest buildings of all time.

Read more about this iconic building and the massive restoration project designed to prevent it collapsing into the waterfall here.

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