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 Product Detail - Jacobs I Usonian House Model Kit

Jacobs I Usonian House Model Kit | Milwaukee Art Museum
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The Jacobs 1 home was Frank Lloyd Wright's response to Herbert Jacob' challenge to create a decent home for under $5,000. The home was built in1937 in Madison, Wisconsin and is widely considered to be Wright's first Usonian structure. Usonian homes share an open plan, allowing, free flow and sight lines between the living room, dining room and kitchen.

The home is a declared National Historic Site and is inscribed in the World Heritage List along with seven other Wright buildings.  Although in private hands, it is open periodically for public tours.

The model is detailed inside and out.  Look through the windows and you can see the central fireplace.  The contours of the site are modeled to give a sense of the home's relation to the earth.  The brick and siding on the exterior are modeled to scale. 

Each kit comes complete with all required parts and clear, easy to follow instructions. Completed Dimensions: 10"L x 10"W x 2.5"H. Assembly time is approximately 5 hours.  Ages 15 and up.

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