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byo farnsworth house cardBuild Your Own Farnsworth House Postcard

Architect Mies van der Rohe built this weekend retreat for Dr. Edith Farnsworth near the Fox River in Plano, Illinois from 1945-51. The 1,500 square-foot glass house, elegantly elevated above the ground, encompasses views of the surrounding forest and is a modernist masterpiece. This card includes all pieces and instructions necessary to make a complete paper model at 1:400 scale, approx. 3" long. It is mailable, with space on the reverse for a stamp, address and a message. Each card also includes a short but informative description of the landmark the model represents. Instructions are included in the form of multi-lingual isometric diagrams.  Build Your Own Chicago and Build Your Own New York series are also available.

Size: card--4-5/8" x 6 3/4"

Design: Matt Bergstrom

Code: 33409

Member price: $1.80

 

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