Complete renovation and addition to a 1920’s masonry and frame 7300sf, 5 ½ bath, 6 bedroom house. Lowered basement floor 2ft including underdig and new foundations. All new infrastructure. Radiant floor heat, hydronic baseboard radiator heat, and forced air cooling and humidification systems. New 2” water service and 400amp electrical service. Custom doors, trim and millwo... more »
Added to 363 ideabooks Last comment "Philip Johnson: Glass House, Connecticut 1949"
Glass House (1949), New Canaan, Connecticut, designed by Philip Johnson
Photograph: Carol M. Highsmith, available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID highsm.04817
Added to 214 ideabooks Last comment "The roves are the same even though different structures"
The modest, single-floor house is designed to afford spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Set in the idyllic Virginia countryside, distinct “pavilions” serve different functions: the living room is the center of the home; bedroom suites surround an entry courtyard; a studio/guest suite sits atop the garage; a screen house rests quietly adjacent to a 60-foot lap pool. ... more »