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Nature Rejects House Designed to Coexist With …Nature

Posted: May 27th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Renovate or Die | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Nature Rejects House Designed to Coexist With …Nature

Farnsworth House

One of noted modernist architect, and one-time Bauhaus director Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s groundbreaking projects ‘Farnsworth House‘ designed to snuggly fit into its environment is once again under threat from mother nature.

The one room glass-house – designed and executed 19 45-51 – was concieved as a weekender, planted on 24 ha (60 acres) on hte Fox River 90 km (55 miles ) southwest of Chicago.

The property – it inspire Philip Johnson’s Glass House – has been in battle with mother nature since the mid-2000s, and though Mies designed the house on stilts to avoid flood damage, the nearby Fox River has been lapping at the doors of this stunning property :: Read the full article »»»»