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Ben Swofford 11/05/2009 ARC 113 Graphics I Building Analysis A — Description Paragraph The Farnsworth House is a residential building in Plano, Illinois. It is said to be a culmination of architect Mies van der Rohe’s work with this type of modernist house. First conceived in 1945 and completed in 1951, the structure, which is lifted from the ground by white I-beams, has the look of a
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Unformatted text preview: floating volume, transparent and engaging the natural landscape around it at the same time as it contrasts with it. The utter minimalism of Farnsworth house comes from every element [being] distilled to its irreducible essence in which a puritanical vision of simplified, transcendental experience creates dwelling in its simplest [form] (
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