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THE PHILIP JOHNSON GLASS HOUSE: AN ARCHITECT IN THE GARDEN. Maureen Cassidy-Geiger. Skira Rizzoli, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York, 2016. 224 pp. with 180 ills. (117 col.) and 28 reference ills. 26 x 22 cm. LC 2015-950756 ISBN 9780847848362 In English.
Publisher's description: This book is the only complete story of the evolution of the landscape and building designs of Philip Johnson's Glass House complex in New Canaan, Connecticut. The partnership between Johnson (1906-2005) and David Whitney (1939-2005) in their over half-century of gardening and landscaping resulted in the sublime setting for Glass House and the site's other structures. Beautifully illustrated with vintage and commissioned photography, it will be a must-have for connoisseurs of architecture, landscape design, photography, and social history. This book is a thorough and thoughtful analysis of the evolution of the entire site. Beautifully illustrated with vintage and commissioned photography, it will be a must-have for connoisseurs of architecture, landscape design, photography, and social history.
Artist(s):Johnson, Philip; Whitney, David
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1945 — Architecture, Landscape and Garden Design
Plans: 70,54
Worldwide Number: 170469
Hardcover $55.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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