Lego Farnsworth House!
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Primavera becomes plastic
So, is it more than just white tiles? Yes, it comes with LEGO Mies furniture!
No LEGO water pump? It needs LEGO landscape.
Remember when the real Farnworth House was for sale?
Remember this "fake" LEGO set of the Farnsworth House?
A Word from the LEGO Artist - Chicago architect Adam Reed Tucker
Farnsworth House celebrates our 10th model in the LEGO Architecture series. As a minimalist “Steel & Glass” modernist symbol of the 1950s, it delicately balances clean lines, volume of space, minimal structure, and expansive glazing, creating an inviting relationship between the natural and built environments.
In order to effectively replicate the balance between the refined white structural elements and expansive clear glazing, I started with the smallest cross section I could make for the vertical exterior columns. After several attempts, the most promising turned out to be using basic 1x1 bricks. Everything else essentially fell into place: the inviting steps, the floating floor and roof decks, the understated furnishings and cleverly designed built-ins. It’s fitting that recreating a minimalist symbol of modern architecture was done so with the simplest of LEGO bricks, the humble 1x1.
This is LEGO #21009. 546 pieces. Released April 2011. For ages 12 and up.
The LEGO Farnsworth House is available to purchase now for $59.99.
Second photo by nightfury21@flickr