Glass House, dusk - Philip Johnson arch.

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    1. t knouff 65 months ago | reply

      The ultimate Modernist "house" (more like "cabin in the woods").
      No stone throwers allowed !

    2. glen.h 65 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Vintage Modernism, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    3. ultrajunk 64 months ago | reply

      Very cool, as long as Billy Joel is not lurking around!

    4. x-ray delta one 64 months ago | reply

      ... i learned from my house designing days, the trick with a lot of glass
      is to 'light the night' . People are freaked out by the large expanses of nothing, darkness behind the big plate glass windows at night. If you light up the surronding landscape then you still have a 'view' .\
      You can see the atomic zombies sneaking up on you.
      Yes. a big glass house is for 'modern' people who are brave
      and have laser cannons!

    5. retro-dad [deleted] 55 months ago | reply

      does the door in the central silo go to the bathroom or bomb shelter?

    6. x-ray delta one 54 months ago | reply

      ... the central area is the bathroom.
      But I think if you sit on the toilet and hit a hidden switch it descends through thirty feet of bedrock to the bunker.

    7. Uncle Lynx 52 months ago | reply

      Love the look of this place but I guess it would require an awful big plot and maybe a woodlot for privacy. Also there is no wall space for art collectors and probably too much light for a library. I guess you just stare out at the world.

    8. savannah163993 49 months ago | reply

      i feel bad when they get hit with a storm or tornado!

    9. Kenthelamp 12 months ago | reply

      How badly does the roof leak?

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