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A Glass Cube in the Woods of Connecticut



A Glass Cube in the Woods of Connecticut,

A Glass Cube in the Woods of Connecticut

A Glass Cube in the Woods of Connecticut

A Glass Cube in the Woods of Connecticut

A Glass Cube in the Woods of Connecticut

That which we’re about to be a real intellectual work in architecture made U.S.. We move ConnecticutTo New Canaan, A town of only 19,000 inhabitants over the years has become a sort of symbol of the city ‘modern architecture. And here are a large group of houses built in the 50s, symbol of those years. One hundred homes that are a real asset to be protected. What you see in the picture is called “Glass House”A glass house made by the late Architect Philip JohnsonWhich was recently opened to the public. A real “cube glass acres of woods, Decorated inside with original furniture of Van Der Rohe, German architect who lived at the turn of last century, which should, among others, the design of Barcelona PavilionConsidered one of the masterpieces of the twentieth century. Curriculum respectable even to Johnson that not only achieve this property of glass, Has put his signature on some projects of international repute, the garden of Moma skyscrapers Sony and AT & T Manhattan. The Glass House itself, in 1947, is one of the elements that are born in New Canaan from the hand of Johnson. The property is also a post-modern entry called “The Monster” and a small library / office, plus a gallery of paintings and a sculpture museum. A location for the amenities of the area, has attracted over the years the appetites of the rich men of AmericaWho have chosen to implement their homes. But the speculation seems time to turn. On the initiative of wealthy residents, is organizing a mobilization for the protection of this real museum open. Where several houses are destroyed go, demolished to make room for new ones. A place to see, visit, from which to draw inspiration and instruction for building the future. And if you’re rich enough, why not think of a place to buy a house, knowing that you will enter into architectural history. pic taken from www.time.com & from www.ansa.it

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