Images from Menil House, article by Bruce C . Webb for Texas Architect.
The 1950s modernist house in Houston that Philip Johnson designed for art collectors John and Dominique de Menil was one of the first houses built in the International Style in the United States. Even more intriguing are its atypical interiors done by the couturier Charles James. As a foil to the modernist structure, Mrs. de Menil said at the time, they wanted something more voluptuous.
Restored in 2004 by Stern and Bucek Architects, not simply as Johnson designed it, but as the Menils lived in it.
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