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Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home, Hawaii

Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home, Waimea, Hawaii

PanaViz was invited to photograph the only Frank Lloyd Wright home built in Hawaii. These pictures show why his design is timeless and still relevant.

Passive Solar Hemicycle Home

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History of Home:

Originally conceived for the Cornwell Family in Pennsylvania in 1954, the 3,700 sq. foot passive solar hemicycle home embodies Frank Lloyd Wright’s principles of organic architecture in which the structure blends harmoniously with the natural landscape.

The plans were prepared by Taliesin Associated Architects in Scottsdale, Arizona who are affiliated with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the only entity authorized to oversee the construction of Frank Lloyd Wright’s unbuilt projects. The project was built by Hans Torweihe and the interior design was completed by Gina Willman

Completed in 1995 the home was commissioned by Sanderson Sims who partnered with Taliesin Associated Architects, John Rattenbury and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to bring the un-built plan to life.

Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home
Organic Architecture
Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home
Towering Glass Doors
Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home
FLW Built-In Seating
FLW Origami Chairs
Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home
Barrel Chairs

A series of opaque skylights bring natural light into the home and warm lighting behind opaque glass illuminates the house at night.


This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom architecturally significant residence can accommodate a family of 6 in a setting that is truly one-of-a-kind.

The bedrooms are located upstairs and “float” over the main level of the home.

Bedrooms “float” above the Main Floor
Curved Wall Bathroom
Big Island Hawaii Countryside

Features of the home include an outdoor lava-rock hot tub overlooking the ocean and breathtaking mountain views.

Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home
Lava Rock Hot Tub

Throughout the landscaped property one will find secluded seating areas, a hammock and a small soccer field.

Frank Lloyd Wright Lava Rock Home
Secluded Seating Areas

Unique to this FLW home, residents are only a short 10 minute drive to beautiful white sand beaches, world class resorts and plentiful golf courses on the Kohala Coast. Also within a short drive is the idyllic country town of Waimea.

Kona Real Estate Photography by PanaViz.

Hawaii Photographer

PanaViz was contracted to showcase this unique property. We showcase the location and spaces of this luxury property using through full screen HD virtual tours and still photographs. Lighting: Daylight, Dusk and Night.

Designed to capture Hawaiian indoor- outdoor living, this 5 bedroom and 4-and- a-half-bath villa offers breathtaking sunset views.

The home offers all of the features expected in a luxury home: from the splendid entrance you enter a courtyard with tropical floral elegance; a gourmet kitchen, and gorgeous living areas finished with exquisite solid wood and natural stone open onto a beautiful pool, spa, pool house; all within the sounds of breaking surf and views of incredible sunsets.

Real Estate Photography by PanaViz

Hotel and Resort Photography

PanaViz was contracted by the firm of Hawaii architect, Jeffrey Long, to document and showcase this fabulous Kapalua Resort Home.

This dwelling is one of only 4 beachfront properties available in prestigious Kapalua, Maui. A contemporary architectural masterpiece, it was a pleasure to photograph this lodging. We tried to capture the ambiance, location, and the many architectural features of this luxury Hawaiian Retreat through a combination of aerial panoramas and lots of still photos taken during the day, afternoon, evening and night.

Luxury Maui Resort Home Photography

Our aerial 360 virtual tours capture the magnificent oceanfront setting of this fabulous villa. Our full screen virtual tours also fabulously showcased the 18 foot disappearing Sapele corner pocket doors, and the fabulous wood detail on the ceilings.

As with many luxury Hawaiian lodgings, the division between indoor and outdoor living spaces are blurred, and we were able to show the beauty of this home and its surroundings through a combination of architectural still photographs and HD virtual tours.

Architecture Photography

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Home Details

Listed Price: $18,900,000

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath
  • Living Area 6,630 Sq Ft
  • Covered Area 1,261 Sq Ft
  • Land Area 28,001 Sq Ft
  •  In ground Pool & Spa
  • Oceanfront
  • Beachfront Ocean View
  • Built 2012

Architecture Photography by PanaViz

PanaViz provides architectural photography services to hotels, resorts, commercial and residential real estate and luxury condominiums for lease in Hawaii, Texas, Arizona, California and Seattle.

Our clients include architecture firms, developers, interior design firms, architectural design firms, marketing agencies, retails chains, hospitals, interior decorators, senior living communities, healthcare organizations, and schools.

See more of our architecture photography on Behance and Photoshelter.   See his Seattle apartment photography services here.  See award winning apartment photography here.

PanaViz is a hotel and resort photography company.

Casino Photography

Michigan Casino Photography

Casino Photography by PanaViz. 

The client wanted a virtual tour that would showcase the hotel rooms, front desk and pool.

Our client told us that our mobile solution was the deciding factor in choosing to work with us.

Casino Lobby

View 360 Virtual Tour
View 360 Virtual Tour


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Casino Pool Virtual Tour

Deluxe Suite

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Casino Room Virtual Tour

Superior Rooms

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Click for Casino Room Virtual Tour

This hotel virtual tour displays in high definition and full-screen on desktops, tablets and Apple mobile devices.

About Casino Photographer

Luxury Hotel and Casino Photography.  PanaViz provides a full range of photography services to the hospitality industry. Our clients include hotels, resorts, resort communities, boutique and branded properties.

David, our founder and lead photographer, is a highly sought after resort, hotel photographer and commercial photographer whose assignments take him across the globe.

His passion for his craft and a unique ability to capture the architecture and interiors of the world’s most luxurious hotels. As a world class hospitality photographer David is a expert in aerial photography, architectural photography, interiors photography and hospitality lifestyle photography.

Full Range of Casino Photography Services:

  • Aerial Photography.
  • Interior Photography – Lobbies, Restaurants, Rooms, Amenities.
  • Exterior Photography – Buildings, Pools, Amenities.
  • 360 Virtual Tour Photography.
  • Food & Beverage Photography.
  • Area Attractions.

Our casino photographers create spectacular rich media to showcase hotels and resorts. Our high impact hotel and casino photography is targeted to drive more customers into your property.

Casino Photographer – 360 Virtual Tours

PanaViz provides high quality casino virtual tour photography services that set the standard for rich media in the hospitality industry.

Today, the average traveler almost exclusively searches the web to find the perfect hotel for their vacation or business trip.

Our casino virtual tours, casino still photography and aerial photography services are powerful marketing tools that allow the world to visit your hotel virtually before they arrive.

360 virtual tours gives you the opportunity to showcase the complete experience of staying at your fine establishment.

Potential customers look around your hotel and explore the amenities and features from their computer or mobile device. Interactive virtual tours makes travelers have greater trust and confidence in scheduling a visit to your casino.

There is no substitute for great photography. We use photographers that excel at panoramic photography, each scene is painstakingly staged, and meticulous attention goes into the post production of every image.

Casino Photography Request

Tell us what your requirements are, and we will create a customized proposal for your casino.

PanaViz is a full service hospitality photography provider. We can create a mix of rich visual content that will enhance your casino’s online presence.

Our photographers specialize in creative architectural photography; we can produce high impact still photographs, virtual tours and high definition videos that will engage and inform travelers looking at your property online.

Hotel Virtual Tour Photography

Hotel Photographer | Architectural Photographer | Commercial Photographer

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