Farnsworth House, built in 1951, is one of the most famous examples of modernist domestic architecture and was considered unprecedented in its days. Along with Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of Modern architecture.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe © Azdepe
Five of Peter Behrens assistants in 1908 (from left) Mies van der Rohe, Meyer, Hertwig, Weyrather (behind), Krämer, Gropius (with plans).
The 3D Farnsworth House Plano USA, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1946 for his client, Dr. Edith Farnsworth, is seminal. © Peter Guthrie bauhaus-movement.com
Phillip Johnson‘s Glass House and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe‘s Farnsworth House.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (German-American, 1886-1969) | Toronto-Dominion Center | Toronto, Canada | 1967-1973 | April 14, 1966 after high-steel men secured the last beam on the 56th floor of the Commonwealth’s tallest building, the first tower of the Toronto-Dominion Centre, with a gold-plated bolt. Photo © John McNeill