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Description: Women and the Making of the Modern House: A Social and Architectural History
The Farnsworth House (1945–51; plate 1), in Plano, Illinois, by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886–1969) is one of a handful of modern buildings that always seem extraordinary: it is among the most frequently illustrated of all twentieth-century houses, yet like Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye (1929–30) and Wright’s Fallingwater (1936), the sight of the Farnsworth House still takes ones breath away. Countless architecture students have memorized its canonic image, its plan, the name of its architect, …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.127-159

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