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Eero Saarinen : buildings from the Balthazar Korab archive

Author: David Gilson De Long; C Ford Peatross; Eero Saarinen
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton ; [Washington, D.C.] : In Association with the Library of Congress, ©2008.
Series: Norton/Library of Congress visual sourcebooks in architecture, design, and engineering.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Through the eye of photographer Balthazar Korab, this book provides an insider's view of the buildings and working methods of Eero Saarinen. It joins iconic photographs of Modernist masterpieces in their prime with many rarely seen images of Saarinen's buildings and their design, construction, models, and details, enriched with intimate portraits of his professional colleagues, home, and family." "The photographs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Named Person: Eero Saarinen; Balthazar Korab; Balthazar Korab; Eero Saarinen; Eero Saarinen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Gilson De Long; C Ford Peatross; Eero Saarinen
ISBN: 9780393732238 0393732231
OCLC Number: 78892625
Description: 464 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction : Rediscovering Eero Saarinen / David G. De Long --
Buildings : General Motors Technical Center, Warren, Michigan --
Saint Louis Gateway Arch, Saint Louis, Missouri --
Miller House, Ontario, Canada --
Irwin Union Bank & Trust Company, Columbus, Indiana --
MIT: Kresge Auditorium and Chapel, Cambridge, Massachusetts --
University Of Michigan: School of Music, Ann Arbor, Michigan --
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin --
Miller House, Columbus, Indiana --
Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana --
University of Chicago: Law School, Chicago, Illinois --
United States Chancellery, London --
IBM: Manufacturing and Administrative Center, Rochester, Minnesota --
IBM: Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, New York --
Yale University: David S. Ingalls Hockey Rink, New Haven, Connecticut --
TWA Terminal, John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, New York --
Deere & Company Headquarters, Moline, Illinois --
Yale University: Stiles And Morse Colleges, New Haven, Connecticut --
Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia --
North Christian Church, Columbus, Indiana --
Remembering Eero Saarinen / Balthazar Korab --
Appendices : Additional photographs, Building plans, Buildings by Eero Saarinen and his collaborators.
Series Title: Norton/Library of Congress visual sourcebooks in architecture, design, and engineering.
Responsibility: edited by David G. De Long and C. Ford Peatross.
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A timely portrait of the work of an architect who expanded the vocabulary of modern architecture.  Read more...

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"You're in for a proper education about the architect's expressive talent...the Modernist master's fluid architecture is nothing if not poetic." -- Saxon Henry "A sense of why Saarinen stood apart Read more...

 
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