Monthly Archives: July 2010

YLG Mobile Workshop: Philip Johnson Glass House

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JULY 17, 2010 Reported by Pauline Nee, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On July 17, members of the ULI New York Young Leaders Group travelled to New Canaan, Connecticut to visit the Philip Johnson Glass House.  Built between 1948 and 1949, the Glass House has served as a masterpiece of the Modernist movement, a private residence and a gathering spot for the country’s artistic and cultural cognoscenti. Essentially a glass box, the simplified steel-frame structure removes visual barriers between the interior and the exterior of the house.  Landscape and … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop: Summer Saturdays at MoMA P.S. 1

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JULY 10, 2010 Reported by Jeffrey Travia, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On Saturday, July 10th, a group of ULI Young Leaders met at the PS1 MoMA museum in Long Island City, Queens, for a guided tour of “Pole Dance,” the winning entry in the PS1 MoMA Annual Young Architects Program competition. The tour was hosted by Jing Liu, a principal of SO-IL, the architectural firm that conceptualized and installed the winning proposal, which is located in the outdoor courtyard of the museum. Participants were then invited to visit … Read More

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