One of the most significant of Mies' works, the Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois, was built between 1945 and 1951 for Dr. Edith Farnsworth as a weekend retreat. The home embraces his concept of a strong connection between structure and nature, and may be the fullest expression of his modernist ideals.  Photo 2 of 11 in Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
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The Alexander Calder's striking 'Flamingo'  sculpture complimenting the linear complex.  Photo 4 of 11 in Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
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