chapter  13
Looking at/ in/ from the Maison de Verre
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The iconic Maison de Verre, attributed to Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet

(Paris, 1928-1932), has traditionally been analyzed in terms of its eponymous

glass-block walls,1 its industrial aesthetic,2 its climate-control advancements,3

and/or the way that the house seems to be like one large piece of furniture.4

However, few commentators have critically discussed the two different