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A Flood Of Ideas To Protect Farnsworth House

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 29, 2014 01:09 AM
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by Eric last modified Apr 28, 2014

Speaking of flood-endangered works of Modern Architecture: Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune recently highlighted the new plans proposed by National Trust for Historic Preservation to protect the Mies van Der Rohe-designed Farnsworth House in Plano, IL. All the plans require moving the house in one way or another, but one of the ideas would involve hydraulically lifting the house out of harm's way. Read more here. Image via The Chicago Tribune




 

 

Ct-met-0427-kamin-farnsworth-gfc-eps-20140425Speaking of flood-endangered works of Modern Architecture: Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune recently highlighted the new plans proposed by National Trust for Historic Preservation to protect the Mies van Der Rohe-designed Farnsworth House in Plano, IL. All the plans require moving the house in one way or another, but one of the ideas would involve hydraulically lifting the house out of harm's way. Read more here.

Image via The Chicago Tribune


 

 

 
 
 

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