Perspective Rendering of Philip Johnson's House, 9 Ash St., Cambridge, Mass., undated

Description

This perspective rendering of Philip Johnson's house shows an interior and exterior view. Rooms within the home are visible. The house is surrounded by sidewalks with people walking on them; they are able to walk straight into the house, which features an open floorplan that is partially exposed to the outside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

perspective views
renderings (drawings)
rendering (drawing techniques)
perspective views

Physical Description

14'' X 10'', perspective rendering

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

03-May-2002

Reference Code

AR001.USMA.0350.004

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

This item was donated by Michael Lynch on 03-May-2002.

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005 (Architect)

Material Type

rendering (drawing techniques)
perspective views

Other People

Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005

Subjects

Architecture

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

The Johnson House at 9 Ash St., Cambridge, Mass is the only 20th century house in the Ash St. Historic District. Built between 1942-1943 when Johnson was studying as a student at Harvard, the house is one of the earliest examples of early International Sytle in America.

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