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Iconic Houses by Grant Snider

Iconic Houses by Grant Snider
© Grant Snider, 2012
© Grant Snider, 2012

Curbed lead us to Colorado-based webcomic Grant Snider and his clever blog Incidental Comics. Snider uses the classic “glass houses” proverb in his own unique depiction of midcentury “Iconic Houses”, highlighting The Glass House by Philip Johnson, Farnsworth House by Mies Van der Rohe, Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier and Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Curious about the red beavers gnawing at the Farnsworth House? Snider clears up the confusion stating, “In an earlier draft of this comic, it appeared the Farnsworth house was being gnawed by ordinary beavers. My architect brother informed me that Mies van der Rohe was known for his innovations in steel and glass, not wood. So just to clarify: those are MUTANT beavers.”

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Iconic Houses by Grant Snider" 29 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/203602/iconic-houses-by-grant-snider/>