|Title||Wall of Light - ACE166.2|
Richard Deacon, Sculptor, working on model of 31 rue St Guillaume, Paris 7e. VO talking about La Maison de Verre, Paris, and the genesis of his project. A panel in his model gives the title. Paris and Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre (1928-1931). Deacon outside and walking through the rooms. VO talking about the unusual quality of light coming through the glass wall, the different surfaces, a retractable staircase, details of the rear windows, etc. Garden and exterior features. Views of the interior. Marc Vellay, biographer of the architect and grandson of the house’s first owner, shows Deacon photographs of the building and talks about some of its details such as the glass walls.
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