Maison de Verre – House of Glass Paris

Maison de Verre Paris Building, Pierre Chareau Architect, France, Rue St-Guillaume, Design, Date

Maison de Verre, Paris : Architecture

House of Glass: Pierre Chareau building, France – design by architects Bijvoet & Chareau

5 Feb 2010

Maison de Verre Paris

Classic Modern Paris building

Maison de Verre / The Glass House
Dates built: 1927-32
Architect: Pierre Chareau

Address: 31 Rue St-Guillaume
Master craftsman: Louis Dalvet
Assistant architect: Bernard Bijvoet

Also known as the Maison Dalsace – House of Glass – this iconic building was designed by architects Bijvoet and Chareau.

Designed in a beautiful translucent style for successful Paris doctor, Dr. Dalsace and his wife.

Maison de Verre – new owner
The Maison de Verre was purchased by Robert Rubin in mid-2006. He aims to live in the Glass House with his french wife Stéphane and his three children. Rubin is a doctoral candidate in architectural history at Columbia University. Rubin is writing his thesis on the architecture of Pierre Chareau and Jean Prouvé. He bought the house from its owners, Dr. & Mrs. Vellay. Mrs. Vellay is the daughter of Dr. & Mrs. Dalsace.

Robert Rubin rescued Maison Tropicale by Jean Prouvé from the Republic of Congo in 1997. He intends to renovate the Maison de Verre.

Maison de Verre architect : Pierre Chareau

This Modern French building tappears in almost all books on World Architecture.

Location: 31 Rue St-Guillaume, Paris, France

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