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James Welling’s The Glass House

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via NOWNESS | Photo by James Welling
 
 
We just can’t get enough of the Glass House…

The Photographer’s Impressionistic View of Philip Johnson’s Architectural Wonder

From 2006 to 2009, LA-based photographer James Welling made several trips to Philip Johnson’s Connecticut retreat, to capture the modern marvel in all aspects and seasons. The series of photos are collected in Welling’s forthcoming book The Glass House, which we preview in the exclusive images above. “It reminded me of my [architect] uncle’s house: It was nowhere near as grand, but had glass walls and looked out onto a little lake,” the Connecticut native says of his attraction to the structure, built in 1949 on a 47-acre plot of land just outside New Canaan.
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Miller House and Garden

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via Architectural Record | Photo: Indianapolis Museum of Art
 
美しいのぉ...

The house that architect Eero Saarinen completed in 1957 for J. Irwin Miller and his family in Columbus, Indiana, easily qualifies as a paragon of residential midcentury Modernism. Amazingly, the glass and steel, 6,838-square-foot pavilion, with interiors by Alexander Girard and landscaping by Daniel Kiley, has remained intact all these years. (Suzanne Stephens)
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THE PADDINGTON X2 HOUSE

Photo © Willem Rethmeier
 
 
なんっちゅうことはないんやけど、ちょっとええ感じやな。

Creating a functional family home in Sydney’s Paddington, MCK Architects also had the opportunity to re-imagine what ‘heritage’ means in today’s world.

It seems we’ve had the opportunity to review a number of renovations of existing inner-city homes lately – thinking of last week’s Haines House in Newtown, the Cerise House and the Surry Hills Terrace. Well, this week we’ve got a house that struggled to evolve into a 21st Century home, re-imagining the meaning of ‘heritage’.
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Tahari Courtyards by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (2003)

 

 

via Landezine
 
Every company should have a courtyard like this for employees. Oh well… only in our dreams.

Fashion designer Elie Tahari hired MVVA to add a soothing landscape to a windowless suburban “box” he was renovating to relocate 300 warehouse and accounting staff. Mr. Tahari’s work spaces in New York City are renowned for their sensuous materials and unusual uses of landscape; he sought to recreate that feel in an otherwise hostile suburban building.
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Alam Residence, Jakarta

Photo © Fernando Gomulya
 
Wallpaper*のインタラクティブ フロアプラン… 便利なもんやね。

Designed by ID-EA, headed up by Elsye Alam, this house is not only a comfortable and elegant family home but a highly functional and inventive one too. Built for the Los Angeles-based designer’s family in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Alam Residence hosts two generations and three households in a single three-storey building.
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