Farnsworth House is the ultimate modernist pavilion with its floor to ceiling glass and minimal structural framework. It was designed by Mies Van der Rohe and completed in 1951. It sits on a 55 acre site outside of Chicago and next to the Fox River. It was designed as a "get away" for the poet and physician Edith Farnsworth. Despite the buildings critical acclaim the structure proved impractical; constantly too hot or too cold, lacking in privacy and susceptible to flooding! We love the building and are very proud of our reproduction.
Address: 14520 River Rd, Plano, IL 60545, USA
Our model is produced in plaster and wood and displayed under an acrylic case.
|ARCHITECT||Mies van der Rohe|
|MATERIAL||Plaster, metal etching, wood, 3d print|
|DIMENSIONS||5in high, 11in wide, 18.5in deep & 17.5lb approximately.||TAGS||Mies van der Rohe's modernist masterpiece.|
|Bob Mills from London|
February 01 2020
Battersea Power Station was a gift from my wife, I grew up in the shadow of this building, this piece means so much to me and my family and is an instant heirloom to be passed on.
|Simon from Lewes|
January 29 2020
The Temple is really stunning and beautifully made.
|M from Florida|
January 25 2020
Fallingwater and Farnsworth House arrived today . They are perfect . Your shop has remarkable artists and craftsmen . Thanks again for these and past treasures.
|DCJ from Massachusetts |
December 26 2019
I am throughly delighted with the Chicago Cityscape model I received as a Holiday present. This is the perfect gift for lovers of architecture, history, maps and urban design. Thank you!
|Shaun from London|
December 10 2019
Just a quick email to say I received the Cityscape today- WOW it’s brilliant, heavy as well. Got to say it’s a brilliant piece of work, very detailed, and up to date, and an ideal gift for a person that lives in central London as a gift. Glad I found your site and placed an order.
|M from Essex|
November 19 2019
Thank you for sending the beautiful model of Firehouse Engine 55. It arrived safely this morning and is absolutely perfect.
|Gueseppe from Italy|
October 28 2019
parcel arrived on time :-) . The model is beautiful ( as expected - we already have the Battersea model ... ).
|Bruce Reynolds from Virginia Beach |
October 03 2019
I am amazed by the craftsmanship and detail put into the U.S. Capitol dome model. I absolutely love it!! The customer service from Gavin and all at Chisel and Mouse are best. They went above and beyond in every way. I will treasure this for the rest of my life.
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