Monday, February 14, 2005

Philip Johnson (98) Died !....Dean of American architecture known for his house of glass

Philip Johnson, the dean of American architecture who defined and redirected architectural thinking and practice for more than seven decades, died Tuesday at his iconic Glass House in New Caanan, Conn. He was 98.
Among his other notable works, some designed with John Burgee, his partner for 20 years, are the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, the world's largest glass building; faceted-glass bank towers in Houston; cultural centers in Bombay, India, and Dade County, Fla., and an architectural sculpture for Qatar................. Read More on.

By Ann Jarmusch
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