Philip Cortelyou Johnson influential American architect designed townhouse style withinternational glass. Houses consist of glass roofs, floors and glass walls of four supported by eight steel columns. Panelists wooden building with an area where two bathrooms, kitchen, fireplace and service facilities.
“The house-only one in the world where you can watch the sunset and moonrise at the same time and snow. ‘S great when you are surrounded by night in the rain snow and He lit .., make it appear as if you come in the lift to heaven “describe. Philip Johnson house.
Urban Glass House has said it wants to open the results of Johnson, who died in 2005 at age 98, donated his entire estate to the National Historic Trust to preserve, as well as old partner, art collector and curator David Whitney, who died in 2006, sending commands to support the planning and conservation which are owned by the company.
Johnson’s influence on the architecture profession early use of glass, are the work of the Glass House (1949) was designed as a residence in New Canaan, Connecticut, a work is very affecting.
The concept of green house with stunning views as the “wall” ok developed by the authors of images Glasarchitektur Germany in 1920, and has been described in the beginning, Johnson’s mentor Mies. This building is an essay in minimal structure, geometry, proportion, and the effects of transparency and reflection.
Category: Modern Home Design
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