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The Glass House, designed by architect Philip Johnson, was a remarkable achievement when it was completed in 1949. It began an odyssey of architectural experimentation in forms, materials, and ideas. The 47-acre campus is an example of the successful preservation and interpretation of modern architecture, landscape, and art. The Glass House is owned and operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

One of the few places where architecture, art, and landscape are successfully integrated.

The Glass House - Philip Johnson

The Glass House or Johnson house, built in 1949 in New Canaan, Connecticut, was designed by Philip Johnson as his own residence, and "universally viewed as having been derived from" the Farnsworth House design, according to Alice T. Friedman. Johnson curated an exhibit of Mies van der Rohe work at the Museum of Modern Art in 1947, featuring a model of the glass Farnsworth House

The Philip Johnson Glass House - New Canaan, CT. A #NationalTrustHistoricSite, offers its 47-acre campus as a catalyst for the preservation and interpretation of modern architecture, landscape, and art.

International Style - Philip Johnson's Glass House as inspiration - Barcelona Chairs designed by Mies van der Rohe

Wonderful museum in Washington, DC--art ranges from Monet to Picasso exhibited in a Philip Johnson designed building

Must see one day - Philip Johnson's Glass House