Architect Glen Irani: Expression in Colors

Glen Irani's home in the Venice canals is a laboratory of ideas, a sketchpad on the new vernacular of Venice residential architecture. With bold colors and an astute use of space due to the restrictions in lot sizes, architect Irani creates a whimsical, modernist remix perfectly fitted for the area's landscape.


A Polyglot Community
"Are these new residents so packaged already that they can't really go with the flow here in Venice?"


Irani On His Home
"Architecture can be anything, and in the case of the colorfulness of my projects, that really is just an expression of the colors that I enjoy."


An Urban Plan for Venice
"The new American city is really built around commerce and commuting, suburb and growth. Venice is a suburban community tightly woven with an urban fabric."



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