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Hix, John

The glass house.

London, Phaidon Press Limited 1974.

Reference: 12560
Price: £14 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. 208pp, 317 photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper.

A study of the development of glass houses for horticulture from the seventeenth century onwards, which also discusses glass architecture as envisaged by Scheerbart and Bruno Taut and the current vogue for glass domes as initiated by Buckminster Fuller.