(Taghkanic, NY) Luxury real estate firm, Klemm Real Estate has listed the only house in the United States designed by provocative Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. This modernist home deigned in collaboration with Swiss firm HFF Architects and completed in 2006 has an asking price of $5,250,000. —
The property consists of 37+ Western-facing acres with major views and total privacy. The striking 3 bedroom, 3 bath house is four connected modules clad with corrugated metal on the exterior with soft gypsum wood panels on the interior. The metallic design is inspired by the agricultural sheds commonly seen on farms in the area. Along with the 3,500 square foot main house, Weiwei & HFF were also commissioned to design a unique Y-shaped guest house which includes 1-2 bedrooms plus studio and gallery space. The gated property also has a lap pool sensitively placed amidst the pasture.
“Rarely does such an extraordinary modern home come to the market. This is truly one of a kind- this is livable art.” exclaimed Graham Klemm, President of the firm and listing broker of the property.
Ai Weiwei is a world famous contemporary artist, activist, blogger, poet, film-maker & provocateur. Best known for large art installations globally; director of the acclaimed film “Human Flow;” as well as his collaboration with architects Herzog & de Meuron on the 2008 Summer Olympics Beijing National Stadium, “The Bird’s Nest”
Klemm Real Estate has offices located in Washington Depot, Woodbury, Litchfield, Roxbury, Lakeville/Salisbury and Sharon. Staffed by 40 associates serving Litchfield County CT & Dutchess County NY for nearly 35 years.
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