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by Maureen Cassidy-Geiger,Peter Aaron,Charles A. Birnbaum


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Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut might be one of modernism's best-loved structures, but few actually know the full story of how the complex landscape and building designs of this iconic complex came to be. Maureen Cassidy-Geiger's new tome, The Philip Johnson.

Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut might be one of modernism's best-loved structures, but few actually know the full story of how the complex landscape and building designs of this iconic complex came to be. Maureen Cassidy-Geiger's new tome, The Philip Johnson Glass House: Architect in the Garden, charts the evolution of the house's 47-acre grounds in captivating detail. the multitude of design ideas on display at the Glass House is awe-inducing

The book chronicles how Philip Johnson and David Photography Whitney .

Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA FAAR, is president and CEO of the Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, .

Written by Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, Foreword by Charles A. Birnbaum . Birnbaum, Photographed by Peter Aaron. The book chronicles how Philip Johnson and David Whitney, the architect and the plantsman, lived on the property for decades and used the landscape as an ever-changing canvas for their designs-the result of a unique synthesis of influences and ideas from across history and geography. Maureen Cassidy-Geiger is an internationally recognized curator, scholar, and educator with expertise in European decorative arts, gardens, photography, and the history of architecture.

The book chronicles how Philip Johnson and David Whitney, the architect . Maureen Cassidy-Geiger hace un estudio profundo de la casa y su historia.

The book chronicles how Philip Johnson and David Whitney, the architect and the plantsman, lived on the property for decades and used the landscape as an ever-changing canvas for their designs-the result of a unique synthesis of influences and ideas from across history and geography. The Philip Johnson Glass House-beautifully illustrated with vintage and commissioned photography-will be a must-have for connoisseurs of architecture, landscape design, photography, and social history.

The Philip Johnson Glass House-beautifully illustrated with vintage and commissioned .

The Philip Johnson Glass House-beautifully illustrated with vintage and commissioned photography-will be a must-have for connoisseurs of architecture, landscape design, photography, and social history. About the Author: Maureen Cassidy-Geiger is an internationally recognized curator, scholar, and educator with expertise in European decorative arts, gardens, photography, and the history of architecture. Charles A. Bibliographic Details.

The Philip Johnson Glass House: An Architect in the Garden Cassidy-Geiger Maureen Неизвестно 9780847848362 : The first authoritative book on the history of the Glass House property Philip John. 2016 Язык: ENG Иллюстрации: 200 colour and black and white illustrations Размер: 215 x 305 x 26 Читательская аудитория: General (us: trade) Подзаголовок: An architect in the garden Рейтинг

Maureen Cassidy-Geiger.

Maureen Cassidy-Geiger.

The Philip Johnson Glass House Written by Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, Foreword by Charles A. Birnbaum, Photographed by Peter Aaron - Rizzoli New York - Rizzoli New York. Maureen Cassidy-Geiger's 'The Philip Johnson Glass House: Architect in the Garden' explores the genesis of the iconic modernist build. Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut is a masterpiece mid-century modern house built in 1949 - and now open for public tours.

The first authoritative book on the history of the Glass House property-Philip Johnson's fifty-year project of iconic modernist design, encompassing the remarkable buildings, landscape, and follies.

The first authoritative book on the history of the Glass House property—Philip Johnson’s fifty-year project of iconic modernist design, encompassing the remarkable buildings, landscape, and follies. From its completion in 1949 to the present day, Philip Johnson’s Glass House has drawn cognoscenti and the curious from around the world to New Canaan, Connecticut, to experience what might be the most photographed modernist residence in America. The property—an architectural playground on forty-seven acres with eleven Johnsonian follies dating from 1949 to 1995—is an icon of twentieth-century architectural and landscape design. The book chronicles how Philip Johnson and David Whitney, the architect and the plantsman, lived on the property for decades and used the landscape as an ever-changing canvas for their designs—the result of a unique synthesis of influences and ideas from across history and geography. New research reveals Johnson’s and Whitney’s interaction with the landscape and the evolution of the site from a five-acre parcel to a world-renowned gentlemanly estate for modern times. The Philip Johnson Glass House—beautifully illustrated with vintage and commissioned photography—will be a must-have for connoisseurs of architecture, landscape design, photography, and social history.

Comments: (4)

Dishadel
This is a complete look at the Johnson house as well as all the property it stands on.... excellent photos from many angles.
Bodwyn
Always been a fan of the true moderns, that is why I went to Architectural school. Have read a lot of material about period this pulls it all together in one place. Completely enjoyed.
*Nameless*
son in law loves it
Nea
A stunning book!
The Philip Johnson Glass House: An Architect in the Garden download epub
Architecture
Author: Maureen Cassidy-Geiger,Peter Aaron,Charles A. Birnbaum
ISBN: 0847848361
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Architecture
Language: English
Publisher: Skira Rizzoli (April 5, 2016)
Pages: 224 pages