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Old Posted Mar 15, 2017, 5:14 PM
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Originally Posted by M II A II R II K View Post
The Farnsworth House, Mies Van der Rohe (completed 1951): The project came in significantly over budget, and Farnsworth refused to pay the difference for a home she described as "almost nothing." Mies sued for lack of payment, and Farnsworth sued back for fraud and deceit. Mies won the case, but the client was never satisfied with her home and sold it to collector Lord Peter Palumbo in 1975.

what an odd inclusion in a list like this.

farnsworth house is widely considered one of the crowning achievements not only of mies van der rohe's entire career, but of all mid-century residential architecture.
He has to go.
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