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An inspiring collection of 50 spectacular houses built almost entirely from glass
Glass Houses presents 50 stunning architect designed homes that utilize glass to maximum effect. The international selection includes early modernist houses from the 1930s, such as Philip Johnson’s Glass House and Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House, and glamorous mid-century LA villas like Pierre Koenig’s Case Study #22, alongside outstanding contemporary examples, where new innovations have made even more daring glass structures possible. Each house is celebrated with awe-inspiring photographs that showcase the dynamic, light-filled living spaces that only glass can deliver.
Features homes in: Australia, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, UK, USA, and Vietnam
Features architects including: Tatiana Bilbao, Lina Bo Bardi, Ofis Arhitekti, Herzog & de Meuron, Hiroshi Nakamura, Kazuyo Sejima, Philip Johnson, Mecanoo, John Lautner, Richard Rogers, and Ludwig Mies van der RoheSpecifications:
- Format: Hardback
- Size: 290 × 250 mm (11 3/8 × 9 7/8 in)
- Pages: 240 pp
- Illustrations: 300 illustrations
- ISBN: 9781838667504
Andrew Heid is the founding design principal of NO ARCHITECTURE. A licensed architect, Andrew Heid studied architecture at Yale University, the Architectural Association, and Princeton University. Prior to founding NO ARCHITECTURE in 2014, Andrew gained architectural design experience at REX and OMA in New York and Rotterdam, and with Adjaye Associates in London. Andrew is currently a visiting assistant professor at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and previously taught at New York Institute of Technology and Columbia University.