Archive for the ‘Farnsworth’ Category

06/29/2007

Mies, Mondrian and “the House of Worship.”

If the Farnsworth House, aka “The House of Worship,” had stained glass. Another YouTube video.

Of course, one of the miracles of the Farnsworth is how it heightens the colors of nature outside of its lens.

And didn’t Charles and Ray Eames do a kind of colored Mies-style house in L.A.?

(I had to get color in here somehow, after all the Sturm und Drang!)

Eames House Photo: Tim Street-Porter

06/29/2007

Mies in “Second Life”
After the Lego Farnsworth House, we now find a virtual Farnsworth House on “Architecture Island” in “Second Life.” On the banks of an ocean! Unless you’re as bored with Second Life as I am, click here.

03/28/2007

Alice T. Friedman investigates how women patrons of architecture were essential catalysts for innovation in domestic architectural design. By looking at the Farnsworth House (Ludwig Mies van der Rohe), Hollyhock House (Frank Lloyd Wright), the Truus Schröder House (Gerrit Rietveld), the Constance Perkins House (Richard Neutra), and the Vanna Venturi House (Robert Venturi), she explores the challenges that unconventional attitudes and ways of life presented to architectural thinking—and to the architects themselves.

03/09/2007

The Glass House moves from Illinois to New York!


C’mon people, flood the house!
-E

03/09/2007

The Glass House moves from Illinois to New York!


C’mon people, flood the house!
-E