Built in , Maison de Verre stands till this day as a true classic – beautifully modern, minimal and imbued with countless design lessons. Architect: Pierre Chareau in collaboration with Bernard Bijvoet at least until The Maison de Verre, the work of Chareau wavered continually. Description Change this. The Maison de Verre (House of Glass) is a collaboration of the interior and furniture designer Pierre Chareau, the.

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Cultural context did not bias his design decisions or modified the attempt of creating new spaces and atmospheres. Pierre Chareau was an inventor, an innovator who blended materials with extreme attention to detail.

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A passage overlooking the garden. The Maison de Verre was commissioned by Dr. Buildings and structures in the 7th arrondissement of Paris Houses in Paris Modernist architecture in France Buildings and structures completed in Retrieved from pierde https: Much of the intricate moving scenery of the house was designed on site as the project developed.

Pierre Chareau challenges these values associated to glass, by building a translucent curtain wall. The design was a collaboration among Pierre Chareau a furniture and pjerre designerBernard Bijvoet a Dutch architect working in Paris since and Louis Dalbet craftsman metalworker. That was the starting point of the Maison Verre project.


Probably, the most ambiguous aspect of this Project is the relation with glass and transparency. This comparison goes much further than the seemingly trivial fact that the two works break all the classificatory rules which accord with a traditional understanding of their respective disciplines. Paris, France by Pierre Chareau Change this. Sources New York Times: Corbeille sofa MPpieerre Pierre Chareau, Office,pochoir print. Retrieved 1 December chareah Telephone table MB and Religieuse table lamp, c.

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Schools School Blogs Poerre. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 29 Septemberat La escalera principal cubierta en una serie de pantallas. The physical boundaries in the Maison Verre are blurred by a constructive complexity of its partitions. Ventilation through the glass block wall is provided by a series of movable traps.

Pierre Chareau – La Maison de Verre. “in Detail”

We cannot strictly situate in within the Modern Movement and its aesthetic is closer to architecture chareauu in the s and s. The primary materials used were steel, glass, and glass block. Dalsace and herself as well as a gynecology consulting clinic. However, Chareau’s diverse body of work has received hardly any exposure in the U.

The consulting room of the Dr. Facing north, xhareau constant natural light shows all the design intentions of Pierre Chareau for the Maison Verre: The exhibition attempts to piece together parts of Chareau’s life and works during those trying times, while integrating in-vogue media and technology that can appeal to today’s broader audience. Much of the intricate moving scenery of the house was designed on site as the project developed. During the first half of XX Century, glass had become one of the iconic materials of the Modern Movement for instance, Mies Van der Rohe built the Barcelona Pavilion in and the Villa Tugendhat in but associated to the concept of transparency as an element of architectural sincerity and hygiene.


The primary materials used were steel vedre, glassand glass block. According to the American art historian Maria Gough, the Maison de Verre had a powerful influence on Walter Benjaminespecially verrr his constructivist – rather than expressionist – reading of Paul Scheerbart ‘s utopian project for a future “culture of glass”, for a “new glass environment [which] will completely transform mankind,” as the latter expressed it in his treatise Glass Architecture.