The stunning location of the house adds to its theatricality. It is where the Seidlers brought up their two children, Polly and Timothy, and is just as impressive today as it was when completed.
Lina Bo Bardi’s Casa de Vidro (Glass House) – built in São Paulo for her husband, Pietro Maria Bardi, and herself, in 1951 – still reflects the architect’s cherished idea of a house as an aquarium.
Toomath was one of the first New Zealand architects to study at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and to bring the highest level of overseas design knowledge to local conditions, budgets and scope.
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