Pierre Chareau T2
architecture intérieure, architecture


Pierre Chareau, fittings and architecture, operates an unprecedented synthesis of nearly 80 interior design projects (1908-1938), private or public, as well as his architectural projects (1925-1950). It reveals the evolution of Pierre Chareau’s approach to interior design, from his beginnings as a decorator integrating his furniture into existing spaces, to the advent, over the course of the projects, of a resolutely architectural approach to interior design. space, in which furniture comes to life and becomes architecture in its own right. Listing all of these building sites, it provides a detailed and illustrated analysis of twenty-five of them, mostly sponsored by three families, the Dalsaces, the Bernheims and the Dreyfus. This second volume reveals the designer’s long-term commitment to architecture. He looks back on his participation in the CIAM as well as the Society of Modern Architects or the Rassemblement des architectes, as well as his collaboration with the magazine L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui.- He offers a critical analysis of the activity of Pierre Chareau architect , by deciphering the 13 projects on which he worked, in France, from 1923 to 1938, then in the United States, from 1945 to 1950, from Djemil Anik’s cabin to Robert Motherwell’s studio in East Hampton. Finally, this book offers an in-depth analysis of the Glass House. By portraying Jean Dalsace and his wife Annie, it helps to understand the central role of the sponsors in this project. He returns to the architectural and societal context of the time, explaining the importance of light and hygiene in the Glass House. The construction site and its vicissitudes are restored before the main principles that governed the design of the house are described, followed by an analysis of its volumes and spaces.

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  • Size

    3.2 x 31.2 cm

  • Editor

    Norma éditions

  • Weight

    2310 gr

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