Lina Bo Bardi - Glass House
Lina Bo Bardi designed a house for her and her husband in 1951 in Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to the architect, the building shouldn’t be ‘like a closed house that shies away from the storms and the rain’ (L.B.B. on Habitat Magazine, 1953)
San Francisco, California. January 2014.
B House in Segovia By CHQS Churtichaga quadra-salcedo.
Glen Lake Tower Balance Associates Architects
Directed to create “a sustainable retreat that reflects the timeless beauty and simple comforts of the area,” the architects responded by raising the primary living space above the dense surrounding woods in order to gain light, air and views of Glen Lake and Lake Michigan beyond. Two fin-like, metal-clad walls rise from the crown of the hill to support a three-story plywood box suspended a full story above grade.