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The Dalsace House, or House of Glass (Maison de Verre), private residence on rue Saint-Guillaume, Paris.
Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, 1927-1931. Entranceway in the courtyard.
photo Ronald Zoetbrood  

 


photo Ronald Zoetbrood
The Dalsace House, or House of Glass (Maison de Verre), private residence on rue Saint-Guillaume, Paris.
Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, 1927-1931.


Private collection / Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris
The Dalsace House, or House of Glass (Maison de Verre), private residence on rue
Saint-Guillaume, Paris. Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, 1927-1931.
The steel pillars of the structure were painted tomato red and clad with natural stone slabs.

 

Bernard Bijvoet’s technical drawings from 1927 for the House of Glass.

Archives de Paris, Frankrijk
The Dalsace House, or House of Glass (Maison de Verre), private residence on rue Saint-Guillaume, Paris.
Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, 1927-1931
Front façade (cour, courtyard) and rear façade (jardin, garden). This private home and surgery of the
gynaecologist Jean Dalsace derives its name from the glass blocks in the façades: briques de verre ‘Névada’.
The design was accompanied by a world-famous architectural model that was to highlight the spatial effects
of the interior: the Japanese-style garden was depicted by small globs of lead.

 

Archives de Paris
The Dalsace House, or House of Glass (Maison de Verre), private
residence on rue Saint-Guillaume, Paris. Pierre Chareau and
Bernard Bijvoet, 1927-1931.
Bijvoet drew three floor plans: ground floor (shown here), first floor
and second floor.
On the lower left he noted: ‘Les mesures inscrites sont
approximatives’ (the measurements noted are approximate).

 

 

photo Thérèse Bonney, Paris
Golf clubhouse (Club-House du Golf) in Beauvallon, Southern France. Pierre Chareau and
Bernard Bijvoet, 1926-1927 (since renovated).
This building was erected using reinforced concrete. Chareau asked Bijvoet to put the finest possible
finish on the concrete.

 

photo Thérèse Bonney, Parijs
Golf clubhouse in Beauvallon, Southern France. Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, 1926-1927.
Terrace.

 

 

De 8 en Opbouw magazine, 1932
Golf clubhouse in Beauvallon, Southern France.
Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, 1926-1927.

 

Encyclopédie de métiers d'art
Grand Hôtel de Tours, in Tours, Western France. Pierre Chareau and
Bernard Bijvoet, 1927. Function room (salle des fêtes).

 

Encyclopédie de métiers d'art
Grand Hôtel de Tours, in Tours, Western France. Pierre Chareau
and Bernard Bijvoet, 1927. Bar and smoking salon.

 

photo Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris
Offices of the Société des Lignes Téléphoniques et Télégraphiques
(LTT, the French telephone and telegraph company) on rue de la
Faisanderie, Paris.
Pierre Chareau in collaboration with Bernard Bijvoet, 1932.
Entrance hall.

 

photo Musée des Arts décoratifs, Parijs
Offices of the Société LTT on rue de la Faisanderie, Paris. Pierre Chareau in collaboration with
Bernard Bijvoet, 1932.
Office 11.





Bernard Bijvoet (1889-1979) in Paris in the late 1970s.
private collection








photo Spies
 
photo Spies
Heer and Mevrouw Naessens-Looyen visited the House of Glass in Paris during
the 1930s and received a guided tour from Pierre Chareau. After the Second
World War, they commissioned Bernard Bijvoet to build a house on their property
in the Dutch coastal dunes near Haarlem.
Private residence of the Naessens-Looyen family on Zwarteweg, Aerdenhout,
Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1949-1950.



Former technical school (HTS) on Laaghuissingel, Venlo, Netherlands.
Bernard Bijvoet and Joost van der Grinten, 1957-1961.
The steel pillars stand about 1.6 metres in front of the outside wall, which is constructed of glass blocks and steel framing.
photo Ronald Zoetbrood  

 

 

Former technical school (HTS) on Laaghuissingel, Venlo, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Joost van der Grinten, 1957-1961. Workshops with shed roofs.
photo Ronald Zoetbrood  

 

 

Former technical school (HTS) on Laaghuissingel, Venlo, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Joost van der Grinten, 1957-1961.
photo Ronald Zoetbrood  

 

Nijmegen City Theatre on Van Schaeck Mathonsingel, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1954-1961. Bar.
photo Ronald Zoetbrood  

 

photo Ronald Zoetbrood
Orpheus Cultural Centre on Churchillplein, Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Bernard Bijvoet and Gerard Holt, 1961-1965. Hallway area on the mezzanine of the Salle des Pas Perdus (foyer).


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