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Lina Bo Bardi Casa De Vidro
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Lina Bo Bardi Casa De Vidro

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Publisher: Ada Edita Global Architecture Author: Yoshio Futagawa 
ISBN: 9784871406475 Format: Softcover, 54pp, 360x260mm

Built in the early 1950s in São Paulo, Lina Bo Bardi’s Casa de Vidro (Glass House) was the first real architectural project she completed after her arrival in Brazil. Built as a home for herself and her husband, it clearly demonstrates how architecture and design should keep a distance from individuals, society or community, and the natural environment – a stance that would come to underlie all of the Italian-born architect’s subsequent works. Photographed by master architectural photographer Yukio Futagawa, Casa de Vidro still appears as its designer intended, a prototype that responded to a new society, rising directly from the earth and embedded in the surrounding jungle.