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  • THERE IS A HOME IN PLANO WORE THE WALLS ARE RAILROAD CHANGING, A PLACE WHERE

  • PLANO WORE THE WALLS ARE RAILROAD CHANGING, A PLACE WHERE THE MINIMALIST MOVEMENT AND

  • RAILROAD CHANGING, A PLACE WHERE THE MINIMALIST MOVEMENT AND NATURE COME TOGETHER AS WE

  • THE MINIMALIST MOVEMENT AND NATURE COME TOGETHER AS WE DISCOVER AT THE FARNSWORTH HOME.

  • NATURE COME TOGETHER AS WE DISCOVER AT THE FARNSWORTH HOME. >>THE FANSWORTH IS FIVE OR SIX

  • DISCOVER AT THE FARNSWORTH HOME. >>THE FANSWORTH IS FIVE OR SIX OF THE MOST IMPORTANT HOUSES OF

  • >>THE FANSWORTH IS FIVE OR SIX OF THE MOST IMPORTANT HOUSES OF THE 20TH CENTURY.

  • OF THE MOST IMPORTANT HOUSES OF THE 20TH CENTURY. IT REPRESENTS THE BEST OF

  • THE 20TH CENTURY. IT REPRESENTS THE BEST OF MID-CENTURY MODERNISM THAT

  • IT REPRESENTS THE BEST OF MID-CENTURY MODERNISM THAT EXISTED IN THE WORLD, AND IT IS

  • MID-CENTURY MODERNISM THAT EXISTED IN THE WORLD, AND IT IS RIGHT HERE IN PLANO.

  • EXISTED IN THE WORLD, AND IT IS RIGHT HERE IN PLANO. THE CONCEPTION FOR THE HOUSE

  • RIGHT HERE IN PLANO. THE CONCEPTION FOR THE HOUSE CAME IN 1945 WITH DR. EDITH

  • THE CONCEPTION FOR THE HOUSE CAME IN 1945 WITH DR. EDITH FARNSWORTH MEET E NUS VANDERGOET

  • CAME IN 1945 WITH DR. EDITH FARNSWORTH MEET E NUS VANDERGOET ASKED HIM TO DESIGN A HOUSE ON

  • FARNSWORTH MEET E NUS VANDERGOET ASKED HIM TO DESIGN A HOUSE ON THE PIECE OF PROPERTY OF THE

  • ASKED HIM TO DESIGN A HOUSE ON THE PIECE OF PROPERTY OF THE COLONEL MC CORMICK SOUTHWEST OF

  • THE PIECE OF PROPERTY OF THE COLONEL MC CORMICK SOUTHWEST OF CHICAGO.

  • COLONEL MC CORMICK SOUTHWEST OF CHICAGO. THE HOUSE WAS COMPLETED IN 1951

  • CHICAGO. THE HOUSE WAS COMPLETED IN 1951 AND IT REPRESENTS ALL OF THE

  • THE HOUSE WAS COMPLETED IN 1951 AND IT REPRESENTS ALL OF THE SORT OF MINIMALISTS IDEALS OF

  • AND IT REPRESENTS ALL OF THE SORT OF MINIMALISTS IDEALS OF THE BOUGH HOUSE AND YOU KNEES IN

  • SORT OF MINIMALISTS IDEALS OF THE BOUGH HOUSE AND YOU KNEES IN PARTICULAR WHO WAS THE LEADER OF

  • THE BOUGH HOUSE AND YOU KNEES IN PARTICULAR WHO WAS THE LEADER OF THE MINIMALIST MOVEMENT.

  • PARTICULAR WHO WAS THE LEADER OF THE MINIMALIST MOVEMENT. HIS TERM FOR THE HOUSE WAS

  • THE MINIMALIST MOVEMENT. HIS TERM FOR THE HOUSE WAS "ALMOST NOTHING."

  • HIS TERM FOR THE HOUSE WAS "ALMOST NOTHING." INDEED, WHEN YOU ARE IN THE

  • "ALMOST NOTHING." INDEED, WHEN YOU ARE IN THE HOUSE, IF THERE WERE NO

  • INDEED, WHEN YOU ARE IN THE HOUSE, IF THERE WERE NO FURNITURE IN THE HOUSE, IF THERE

  • HOUSE, IF THERE WERE NO FURNITURE IN THE HOUSE, IF THERE WERE NO DRAPERIES, IT WOULD LOOK

  • FURNITURE IN THE HOUSE, IF THERE WERE NO DRAPERIES, IT WOULD LOOK LIKE ALMOST NOTHING.

  • WERE NO DRAPERIES, IT WOULD LOOK LIKE ALMOST NOTHING. THE BASIC ELEMENTS ARE HERE, BUT

  • LIKE ALMOST NOTHING. THE BASIC ELEMENTS ARE HERE, BUT THE WALLS CONSIST OF GLASS.

  • THE BASIC ELEMENTS ARE HERE, BUT THE WALLS CONSIST OF GLASS. FLOORS ARE TRAVERTINE, AND THE

  • THE WALLS CONSIST OF GLASS. FLOORS ARE TRAVERTINE, AND THE CORE OF THE HOUSE IS IN PRIMA

  • FLOORS ARE TRAVERTINE, AND THE CORE OF THE HOUSE IS IN PRIMA PRIMAVERA WOOD.

  • CORE OF THE HOUSE IS IN PRIMA PRIMAVERA WOOD. TOWARD THE END OF THE COMPLETION

  • PRIMAVERA WOOD. TOWARD THE END OF THE COMPLETION OF THE HOUSE, THERE WERE SOME

  • TOWARD THE END OF THE COMPLETION OF THE HOUSE, THERE WERE SOME POINTS OF CONFLICT.

  • OF THE HOUSE, THERE WERE SOME POINTS OF CONFLICT. THE WARDROBE, FOR INSTANCE, IN

  • POINTS OF CONFLICT. THE WARDROBE, FOR INSTANCE, IN THE HOUSE WAS SOMETHING THAT

  • THE WARDROBE, FOR INSTANCE, IN THE HOUSE WAS SOMETHING THAT EDITH INSIST UPON WHICH YOU

  • THE HOUSE WAS SOMETHING THAT EDITH INSIST UPON WHICH YOU KNEES DID NOT WANT AT ALL

  • EDITH INSIST UPON WHICH YOU KNEES DID NOT WANT AT ALL BECAUSE HE DIDN'T WANT ANYTHING

  • KNEES DID NOT WANT AT ALL BECAUSE HE DIDN'T WANT ANYTHING TO IMPEDE THE FREE-SPAN, OPEN

  • BECAUSE HE DIDN'T WANT ANYTHING TO IMPEDE THE FREE-SPAN, OPEN ONE ROOM SPACE.

  • TO IMPEDE THE FREE-SPAN, OPEN ONE ROOM SPACE. SHE INSISTED ON WINDOWS THAT

  • ONE ROOM SPACE. SHE INSISTED ON WINDOWS THAT OPENED SO YOU COULD GET CROSS

  • SHE INSISTED ON WINDOWS THAT OPENED SO YOU COULD GET CROSS VENTILATION WHICH YOU KNEES DID

  • OPENED SO YOU COULD GET CROSS VENTILATION WHICH YOU KNEES DID NOT WANT TO HAPPEN.

  • VENTILATION WHICH YOU KNEES DID NOT WANT TO HAPPEN. SHE INEVITABLY SCREENED IN THE

  • NOT WANT TO HAPPEN. SHE INEVITABLY SCREENED IN THE PORCH TO PROTECT HER FROM THE

  • SHE INEVITABLY SCREENED IN THE PORCH TO PROTECT HER FROM THE MOSQUITOS.

  • PORCH TO PROTECT HER FROM THE MOSQUITOS. MEICE DIDN'T WANT THAT.

  • MOSQUITOS. MEICE DIDN'T WANT THAT. HEATING SYSTEM SUNDAY THE TV

  • MEICE DIDN'T WANT THAT. HEATING SYSTEM SUNDAY THE TV AVATINE FLOOR.

  • HEATING SYSTEM SUNDAY THE TV AVATINE FLOOR. THERE IS A SERIES OF COPPER

  • AVATINE FLOOR. THERE IS A SERIES OF COPPER TUBES.

  • THERE IS A SERIES OF COPPER TUBES. IN THE WINTER, THE FLOOR HAS

  • TUBES. IN THE WINTER, THE FLOOR HAS THIS GENTLE WARMTH THAT EMANATES

  • IN THE WINTER, THE FLOOR HAS THIS GENTLE WARMTH THAT EMANATES FROM IT, AND IT IS A VERY, VERY

  • THIS GENTLE WARMTH THAT EMANATES FROM IT, AND IT IS A VERY, VERY WARM COMFORTABLE TOAST I HOUSE

  • FROM IT, AND IT IS A VERY, VERY WARM COMFORTABLE TOAST I HOUSE IN THE WINTERTIME.

  • WARM COMFORTABLE TOAST I HOUSE IN THE WINTERTIME. THE HOUSE IS QUITE COMFORTABLE

  • IN THE WINTERTIME. THE HOUSE IS QUITE COMFORTABLE BECAUSE YOU HAVE PRIVACY CREATED

  • THE HOUSE IS QUITE COMFORTABLE BECAUSE YOU HAVE PRIVACY CREATED BY THE NATURAL VEGETATION AROUND

  • BECAUSE YOU HAVE PRIVACY CREATED BY THE NATURAL VEGETATION AROUND THE HOUSE.

  • BY THE NATURAL VEGETATION AROUND THE HOUSE. AND, IN FACT, THE PURPOSE OF THE

  • THE HOUSE. AND, IN FACT, THE PURPOSE OF THE HOUSE IN THIS SETTING IS TO JOIN

  • AND, IN FACT, THE PURPOSE OF THE HOUSE IN THIS SETTING IS TO JOIN WITH THE NATURAL SETTING TO

  • HOUSE IN THIS SETTING IS TO JOIN WITH THE NATURAL SETTING TO CREATE THIS KIND OF EVER

  • WITH THE NATURAL SETTING TO CREATE THIS KIND OF EVER CHANGING EXPERIENCE

  • CREATE THIS KIND OF EVER CHANGING EXPERIENCE ARCHITECTURALLY.

  • CHANGING EXPERIENCE ARCHITECTURALLY. THE NATURE OUTSIDE THE HOUSE

  • ARCHITECTURALLY. THE NATURE OUTSIDE THE HOUSE TAKES ON A HIGHER SIGNIFICANCE

  • THE NATURE OUTSIDE THE HOUSE TAKES ON A HIGHER SIGNIFICANCE WHEN YOU ARE IN THE HOUSE

  • TAKES ON A HIGHER SIGNIFICANCE WHEN YOU ARE IN THE HOUSE LOOKING AT IT.

  • WHEN YOU ARE IN THE HOUSE LOOKING AT IT. I HAVE BEEN HERE HUNDREDS OF

  • LOOKING AT IT. I HAVE BEEN HERE HUNDREDS OF TIMES, AND IT IS DIFFERENT EVERY

  • I HAVE BEEN HERE HUNDREDS OF TIMES, AND IT IS DIFFERENT EVERY SINGLE TIME BECAUSE THE

  • TIMES, AND IT IS DIFFERENT EVERY SINGLE TIME BECAUSE THE ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE

  • SINGLE TIME BECAUSE THE ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE DIFFERENT, VEGETATIVE CONDITIONS

  • ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE DIFFERENT, VEGETATIVE CONDITIONS ARE DIFFERENT.

  • DIFFERENT, VEGETATIVE CONDITIONS ARE DIFFERENT. THE RIVER IS AT A DIFFERENT

  • ARE DIFFERENT. THE RIVER IS AT A DIFFERENT LEVEL.

  • THE RIVER IS AT A DIFFERENT LEVEL. EDITH OWNED THE HOME FOR 20

  • LEVEL. EDITH OWNED THE HOME FOR 20 YEARS, AND THEN SOLD IT TO LORD

  • EDITH OWNED THE HOME FOR 20 YEARS, AND THEN SOLD IT TO LORD PETER PALUMBO, A DEVELOPER AND

  • YEARS, AND THEN SOLD IT TO LORD PETER PALUMBO, A DEVELOPER AND ARCHITECTURAL ENTHUSIAST FROM

  • PETER PALUMBO, A DEVELOPER AND ARCHITECTURAL ENTHUSIAST FROM LONDON.

  • ARCHITECTURAL ENTHUSIAST FROM LONDON. THIS IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THE

  • LONDON. THIS IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THE WAY IT LOOKED WHEN EDITH LIVED

  • THIS IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THE WAY IT LOOKED WHEN EDITH LIVED HERE.

  • WAY IT LOOKED WHEN EDITH LIVED HERE. EDITH HAD OVER-STUFFED COUCHES

  • HERE. EDITH HAD OVER-STUFFED COUCHES AND VICTORIAN FURNITURE AND

  • EDITH HAD OVER-STUFFED COUCHES AND VICTORIAN FURNITURE AND CHINESE FEU DOGS OUT ON THE

  • AND VICTORIAN FURNITURE AND CHINESE FEU DOGS OUT ON THE TERRACE, AND PETER PALUMBO BEING

  • CHINESE FEU DOGS OUT ON THE TERRACE, AND PETER PALUMBO BEING MUCH PURER IN HIS DESIGN SENSE

  • TERRACE, AND PETER PALUMBO BEING MUCH PURER IN HIS DESIGN SENSE AND APPRECIATION FOR MEICE

  • MUCH PURER IN HIS DESIGN SENSE AND APPRECIATION FOR MEICE REMOVED EVERYTHING THAT WASN'T

  • AND APPRECIATION FOR MEICE REMOVED EVERYTHING THAT WASN'T MEISIAN AND LEFT FOR US WHAT YOU

  • REMOVED EVERYTHING THAT WASN'T MEISIAN AND LEFT FOR US WHAT YOU SEE HERE TODAY.

  • MEISIAN AND LEFT FOR US WHAT YOU SEE HERE TODAY. WHAT YOU SEE IN THE HOUSE NOW

  • SEE HERE TODAY. WHAT YOU SEE IN THE HOUSE NOW ARE AUTHORIZED KNOLL

  • WHAT YOU SEE IN THE HOUSE NOW ARE AUTHORIZED KNOLL REPRODUCTIONS OF MEICE DESIGNS.

  • ARE AUTHORIZED KNOLL REPRODUCTIONS OF MEICE DESIGNS. ALL OF THE FURNITURE WAS

  • REPRODUCTIONS OF MEICE DESIGNS. ALL OF THE FURNITURE WAS PURCHASED BY LORD PALUMBO IN

  • ALL OF THE FURNITURE WAS PURCHASED BY LORD PALUMBO IN FURNISHING THE HOUSE AFTER HE

  • PURCHASED BY LORD PALUMBO IN FURNISHING THE HOUSE AFTER HE PURCHASED IT FROM EDITH

  • FURNISHING THE HOUSE AFTER HE PURCHASED IT FROM EDITH FARNSWORTH.

  • PURCHASED IT FROM EDITH FARNSWORTH. THE HOUSE IS OWNED TODAY BY THE

  • FARNSWORTH. THE HOUSE IS OWNED TODAY BY THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC

  • THE HOUSE IS OWNED TODAY BY THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION IN WASHINGTON.

  • NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION IN WASHINGTON. THE ORGANIZATION THAT I HAD HAS

  • PRESERVATION IN WASHINGTON. THE ORGANIZATION THAT I HAD HAS EXCLUSIVELY MANAGING AND

  • THE ORGANIZATION THAT I HAD HAS EXCLUSIVELY MANAGING AND OPERATING COVENANT WITH THE

  • EXCLUSIVELY MANAGING AND OPERATING COVENANT WITH THE NATIONAL TRUST ON THE HOUSE.

  • OPERATING COVENANT WITH THE NATIONAL TRUST ON THE HOUSE. THE DESIGN OF THE FARNSWORTH

  • NATIONAL TRUST ON THE HOUSE. THE DESIGN OF THE FARNSWORTH HOUSE REPRESENTS SORT OF THE

  • THE DESIGN OF THE FARNSWORTH HOUSE REPRESENTS SORT OF THE APEX OF 20TH CENTURY MODERNISM,

  • HOUSE REPRESENTS SORT OF THE APEX OF 20TH CENTURY MODERNISM, AND EVERYTHING IS REDUCED TO THE

  • APEX OF 20TH CENTURY MODERNISM, AND EVERYTHING IS REDUCED TO THE ABSOLUTE MINIMUM THAT ONE NEEDS

  • AND EVERYTHING IS REDUCED TO THE ABSOLUTE MINIMUM THAT ONE NEEDS TO MAKE A HOUSE STAND AND MAKE A

  • ABSOLUTE MINIMUM THAT ONE NEEDS TO MAKE A HOUSE STAND AND MAKE A HOUSE FUNCTION.

  • FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FARNSWORTH HOME, GO TO WWW. WWW.FANSWORTH HOUSE.ORG OR

  • FARNSWORTH HOME, GO TO WWW. WWW.FANSWORTH HOUSE.ORG OR (630)552-0052.

THERE IS A HOME IN PLANO WORE THE WALLS ARE RAILROAD CHANGING, A PLACE WHERE

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