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Farnsworth House – Plano, Illinois

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Farnsworth_BANNER  heres-a-view-of-the-farnsworth-houses-interior-all-clean-lines-and-classic-modernist-furniture-pretty-perfect-geometry-if-you-ask-me-photo-by-jason-schmidt  Arch2O-The-Farnsworth-House-Mies-van-der-Rohe-001-1  Farnsworth

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Building: Farnsworth House
Location: Plano, Illinois
Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Structural Engineering/Preservation: WJE
Completion: 1951

AE Interests: precast concrete floor and roof slabs supported by steel frame; steel mullions fasten floor to ceiling glass facade to structural system; structural and expressive I-shaped columns; heated by radiant coils in concrete floor; natural cross ventilation and tree shading; organic relationship between house and natural surroundings; Modernism and International Style

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Written by carleypera

October 27, 2018 at 12:51 pm

Posted in Built

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