Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Farnsworth flooded

This is the true reason why Mies decided to raise the house off the ground. (Touching the earth gently is just some architectural blah blah blah...) Although lifted by 1.5m, the house was flooded again on Sunday 9/14 by the record breaking rain as the joint force of Lowell and Ike. Floodwaters rose 60cm in the house. But this is not the worse one. In 1996, heavy rains left more than 1.5m water in the house and a $500,000 reconstruction bill.

Oddly, the house looks quite beautiful with the reflection...

1 comment:

beibei said...

yes. it looks nice with the reflection.