Architectures (ARTE documentary)
Architectures is a documentary series produced by the European public television channel ARTE, looking at architecture and its historical and
social functions to reveal its meaning and impact on humanity. This is a collection of 33 episodes of the series, exploring the most remarkable achievements
in modern architecture - from the works at the end of the 19th century to the latest creations by today's leading architects. Each episode focuses on
a single building examining the structure of the building, the architectural techniques as well as its historical and social functions. And also the film discovers
the role it has played in the evolution of architecture.
La Maison de Verre: From 1928 to 1932, the decorator Pierre Chareau builds an avant-garde house of steel and glass in Paris. It is a machine to be lived in, poetic and ludic, full of surprises and strokes of inspirations - a work as rhythmic as it is unclassifiable.
|Episode 19 - La Maison de Verre|
|Maison de Verre
The Maison de Verre was built from 1928 to 1932 in Paris, France. The design was a collaboration among Pierre Chareau (a furniture and interiors designer), Bernard Bijvoet (a Dutch architect working in Paris since 1927) and Louis Dalbet (craftsman metalworker).
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