Influential Architecture 3 – Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet’s Maison de Verre,1932.

Posted on October 9, 2014 · Posted in Architecture, Interior Design, Uncategorized

Maison de Verre is a masterpiece of residential architecture that has had a considerable influence on many architects. Designed by Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, the Maison de Verre translated as “House of Glass,” is a milestone in early modern architectural design. Finished in 1932, the house design uses various industrial and mechanical fixtures juxtaposed with a traditional style of home furnishings all under the transparency and lightness of the façade. Click text to view video.