Maison de Verre – House of Glass Paris

Maison Dalsace Paris Building, Pierre Chareau Architect, France, Rue St-Guillaume Property Design, Date

Maison de Verre Paris : Architecture

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

post updated 4 Sep 2019 ; 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.

New Owner of Maison Dalsace
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 Glass House’.

Architect Pierre Chareau, France

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

Location: 31 Rue St-Guillaume, Paris, France




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