The Glass House: "Conversations in Context"

The Glass House just concluded their second annual Conversations in Context, which presents visitors with the opportunity to join in a weekly evening tour and intimate conversation with industry leaders, including Robert A.M. Stern, Michael Graves, and more.

Since the 1940s, The Glass House has served as a place of inspiration, education and conversation across creative disciplines. Its 49-acre landscape, 14 architectural structures and world-class art collection continue to draw members of an international creative community to participate in its rich story. Conversations in Context continues Philip Johnson’s legacy of using the Glass House as a place to conduct ongoing seminars with architecture students and present emerging and established architects the opportunity to discuss the current state of the industry.

The video above features Architect, critic, and historian Kenneth Frampton, along with Dean Mark Wigley from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Follow us after the break for a few of our favorite conversations from this year’s series.

July 19: Robert A.M. Stern, Dean, Yale School of Architecture and Founder and Senior Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Henry Urbach, Director, The Glass House + Kazys Varnelis, Director, Network Architecture Lab at Columbia University GSAPP

August 16: Michael Graves, Founding Principal, Michael Graves & Associates and Robert Schirmer Professor of Architecture, Emeritus, Princeton University

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger discussing the Glass House.

More conversations here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "The Glass House: "Conversations in Context"" 24 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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