Tag: La Maison Tropicale


Glass House

726 Comments »   Posted by gretchen |  Category:Architecture, Travel

We all know I could make some reference to people hurling rock-like objects, but let’s just focus on this beautiful house in Paris, shall we?

The “House of Glass” or “La Maison de Verre”. Photo: Francois Halard

This article from the New York Times lays out the story better than I can. There is also a great article in the September/October 2011 issue of Australian magazine Inside Out.

Also, the man that owns the house bought one of the three Maisons Tropicale and then donated it. I can’t find a picture that confirms which one he bought, but they all look something like this:

Found at Mondo Blogo. Original source unknown.