Details

Keywords Change this

Round, House Of The Architect

Project timeline

1967 – 1968

Type

Private House

Location Change this

122 Olmstead Hill Rd
06897 Wilton, Connecticut
USA

Current state

Renovated

Also known as Change this

Richard Foster-House

Architect Change this

Team

Richard T. Foster, Philip Johnson

The Round House Change this

Wilton, Connecticut, USA
by Philip Johnson Change this
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Description Change this

The Round House in Wilton, Connecticut was designed by the well-known architect Richard T. Foster, assisted by Philip Johnson in 1967 and became his own house.

Floating 12 feet off the ground and 72 feet in diameter, the Round House is walled in glass, covered over and under with cedar shingles, and set on a cylindrical base retained by walls of stone. It features a security system, hardwood flooring, a separate guesthouse and an in-ground pool.
The house was fully renovated in 2005.

Comments

Posted by Christian | Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 | 09:50am
It would be very interesting to see floor plans of this.
Posted by Lacuna | Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 | 08:36am
[...] As of June 2010, the house was on the market for $1.75 million. [...]

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