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Homes You Cannot Live in: The New Cost of Architectural Antiques

Homes You Cannot Live in: The New Cost of Architectural Antiques
Homes You Cannot Live in: The New Cost of Architectural Antiques , The Farnsworth House by Mies Van Der Rohe, 1951. Plano, Illinois. Image Courtesy of Blouin Art Info
The Farnsworth House by Mies Van Der Rohe, 1951. Plano, Illinois. Image Courtesy of Blouin Art Info

What is the true value of architecture in today's society? According to this article by Anna Katz, rare pieces of architectural history have recently soared in value. Katz discusses the booming world of architecture at auction, featuring pieces by Mies Van Der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright among others. The article gracefully compares some of the most important architecture of our time against current real estate prices, exploring the catalyst of rising values in architecture of the recent past, while deliberating on the pitfalls of owning a delicate piece of architecture history. Read the story in full on Blouin Art Info.

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Finn MacLeod
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Cite: Finn MacLeod. "Homes You Cannot Live in: The New Cost of Architectural Antiques " 20 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/539660/homes-you-cannot-live-in-the-new-cost-of-architectural-antiques/> ISSN 0719-8884