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SANAA’s First US Commission Since Pritzker, “The River” Underway in Connecticut

“The River,” SANAA’s first US commission since winning the 2010 Pritzker Prize, is currently underway in Connecticut. Designed by the Japanese practice in collaboration with OLIN, the meandering and almost transparent building will be built on a 75-acre preserve as… Sigue leyendo

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On View> Fujiko Nakaya: Veil at the Philip Johnson Glass House

Fujiko Nakaya: Veil Philip Johnson Glass House 199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT Through November 30 For its 65th anniversary, Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, is hosting an exhibition by Fujiko Nakaya that utilizes the historic site itself. Veil shrouds the Glass House as well as the surrounding landscape with fog by […]
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Glass House Summer Party Raises $250,000


Guests at a benefit for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including (at right) Alfred H. Barr, Jr., founding director of the Museum of Modern Art, taken by the hosts’ private photographer and published in Vogue Magazine’s August 1, 1967 issue. This Saturday afternoon, Phillip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan held a benefit summer party (in …Continue Reading
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Glass House Summer Party Raises $250,000


Guests at a benefit for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including (at right) Alfred H. Barr, Jr., founding director of the Museum of Modern Art, taken by the hosts’ private photographer and published in Vogue Magazine’s August 1, 1967 issue. This Saturday afternoon, Phillip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan held a benefit summer party (in …Continue Reading
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Kengo Kuma’s Sublime Addition To A 1950s Icon

Project: Glass/Wood House Architect: Kengo Kuma and Associates Location: New Canaan, Connecticut In the 1950s, the small town of New Canaan became a sort of laboratory for architects to construct their novel modernist homes. Situated in a forest not far from Philip Johnson’s famed Glass House is Joe Black Leigh’s gorgeous glass and wood residence, Sigue leyendo

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New Canaan Residence / Specht Harpman

Architects: Specht Harpman
Location: New Canaan, Connecticut, USA
Architect In Charge: Specht Harpman
Interior Decoration: Carrier & Co.
Area: 6,000 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Elizabeth Felicella…

The New Canaan Residence is nestled into a lush hilltop site in this forested Sigue leyendo

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Roger Ferris + Partners Add Twist To A Philip Johnson Classic

All photographs © Paul Rivera courtesy of Roger Ferris + Partners When Roger Ferris + Partners was asked to design an addition for the Wiley House, a glass, mid-century home built by Philip Johnson, we can imagine the challenges they must have fores… Sigue leyendo

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Roger Ferris + Partners Add Twist To A Philip Johnson Classic

All photographs © Paul Rivera courtesy of Roger Ferris + Partners When Roger Ferris + Partners was asked to design an addition for the Wiley House, a glass, mid-century home built by Philip Johnson, we can imagine the challenges they must have fores… Sigue leyendo

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