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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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Maison de Verre | Architectuul

Pierre Chareau was a French architect and designer best known for the groundbreaking Maison de Verre in Paris that he designed with Dutch architect Bernard Bijvoet.

However, Chareau’s diverse body of work has received hardly any exposure in the U.

After Chareau fled Paris from German occupation during World War II, his own designs and his vast art collection were scattered when he msison them, as he tried to rebuild his career in New York. 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.


The exhibition still dedicates much of itself to Chareau’s seminal work, the Maison de Verre, but it also highlights over rarely-seen pieces that the Museum amassed from major public and private collections throughout Europe piwrre the U.

One section of the exhibition covers Chareau’s idiosyncratic furniture pieces.

Step inside the first U.S. exhibition of Pierre Chareau, co-architect of the Maison de Verre

Pierre Chareau, Office,pochoir print. Corbeille sofa MP Telephone table MB and Religieuse table lamp, c.

In another section, visitors put on VR headsets to experience four digitally imagined interior environments: Renderings of the grand salon of Maison de Verre, as seen through a VR headset. Installations view of the exhibition.

Check out more photos of Chareau’s work below. Zaha Hadid’s repertoire is a stunning display in Venice’s Palazzo Franchetti.

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