Gazing through 12-foot windows at the gently sloping bank of the Chagrin River, my wife, Judi, and I spotted three does grazing near a clump of hemlock trees. A band of blue jays fluttered by.
"Idyllic," Judi said.
We were sitting on a built-in bench in a living room decorated with Asian prints and Buddha statues. The outdoors was drawn inside; the inside was drawn outside.
It was all by design — the design of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. He called this concept "organic architecture,"...