Visiting Philip Johnson's Glass House.

Visiting Philip Johnson's Glass House.

What we build.
July 1 2009 10:04 AM

If You Live in a Glass House

It gets quite hot in the summer. Visiting Philip Johnson's most durable architectural achievement.

Click here to read a slide-show essay about Philip Johnson's Glass House.

Click here to read a slide-show essay about Philip Johnson's Glass House.

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Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.

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