skip to content
Eero Saarinen : shaping the future Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Eero Saarinen : shaping the future

Author: Eero Saarinen; Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen; Donald Albrecht; Taidehalli (Helsinki, Finland)
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press ; New York : in association with the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York ; Helsinki : The Museum of Finnish Architecture ; Washington, D.C. : The National Building Museum ; New Haven : Yale University School of Architecture, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the iconic designs of Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) captured the aspirations and values of mid-20th-century America. Potent expressions of national power, these and other Saarinen-designed structures--including the GM Technical Center, Dulles International Airport, and John Deere headquarters--helped  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961.
Eero Saarinen.
New Haven : Yale University Press ; New York : In association with The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York ; Helsinki : The Museum of Finnish Architecture ; Washington, D.C. : The National Building Museum ; New Haven : Yale University School of Architecture, ©2006
(OCoLC)608479624
Named Person: Eero Saarinen; Eero Saarinen; Eero Saarinen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eero Saarinen; Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen; Donald Albrecht; Taidehalli (Helsinki, Finland)
ISBN: 0300112823 9780300112825 097248812X 9780972488129 0300122373 9780300122374
OCLC Number: 70207967
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition held in the Helsinki kunsthalle and other venues in Europe and the U.S. 2006-2010.
Description: xv, 382 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction / Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen and Donald Albrecht --
Reframing Saarinen. Rethinking Saarinen / Vincent Scully. The Cranbrook factor / Mark Coir. The clients and their architect / Donald Albrecht. Eero and Irwin : praiseworthy competition with one's ancestors / Will Miller. What is a material? / Reinhold Martin. The search for (communicative) form / Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen. Eero Saarinen's theater of form / Sandy Isenstadt --
Project portfolio / edited by Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins. Inventory of buildings and projects. The Gateway Arch / Hélène Lipstadt. The General Motors Technical Center / Rosamond Fletcher. The Miller House / Christopher Monkhouse. The David S. Ingalls Hockey Rink / Michael Rey. Furniture / Brian Lutz. Houses and housing / Alexandra Lange and Sean Khorsandi. Churches and chapels / Jennifer Komar Olivarez. Corporate headquarters / Alexandra Lange. Embassies and chancelleries / Timo Tuomi. Airports / Susanna Santala. Campus plans / Alan J. Plattus.
Responsibility: edited by Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen and Donald Albrecht ; with essays by Donald Albrecht [and others].
More information:

Abstract:

From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St Louis, the iconic designs of Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) captured the aspirations and values  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (4)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70207967> # Eero Saarinen : shaping the future
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "70207967" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/helsinki> ; # Helsinki
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/new_haven> ; # New Haven
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ctu> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/720.973/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/finland> ; # Finland.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/NA737> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/41868977> ; # Eero Saarinen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Topic/gebouwen> ; # Gebouwen
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/139106309> ; # Taidehalli (Helsinki, Finland)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/74024925> ; # Donald Albrecht
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/74165336> ; # Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen
    schema:copyrightYear "2006" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/41868977> ; # Eero Saarinen
    schema:datePublished "2006" ;
    schema:description "From the swooping concrete vaults of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport to the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St. Louis, the iconic designs of Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) captured the aspirations and values of mid-20th-century America. Potent expressions of national power, these and other Saarinen-designed structures--including the GM Technical Center, Dulles International Airport, and John Deere headquarters--helped create the international image of the United States in the decades following World War II. Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Futureoffers a new and wide-ranging look at the entire scope of Saarinen's career. This is the first book on Saarinen to incorporate significant research and materials from the newly available archives of his office, and includes the most complete portfolio of Saarinen's projects to date--a chronological survey of more than 100 built and unbuilt works, previously unpublished photographs, plans, and working drawings. Lavishly illustrated, this major study shows how Saarinen gave his structures an expressive dimension and helped introduce modern architecture to the mainstream of American practice. In his search for a richer and more varied modern architecture, Saarinen become one of the most prolific and controversial practitioners of his time."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/368740987> ;
    schema:genre "Exhibition catalogs"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608479624> ;
    schema:name "Eero Saarinen : shaping the future"@en ;
    schema:productID "70207967" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70207967#PublicationEvent/new_haven_yale_university_press_new_york_in_association_with_the_finnish_cultural_institute_in_new_york_helsinki_the_museum_of_finnish_architecture_washington_d_c_the_national_building_museum_new_haven_yale_university_school_of_architecture_2006> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/yale_university_press> ; # Yale University Press
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/in_association_with_the_finnish_cultural_institute_in_new_york> ; # in association with the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/the_national_building_museum> ; # The National Building Museum
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/the_museum_of_finnish_architecture> ; # The Museum of Finnish Architecture
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/yale_university_school_of_architecture> ; # Yale University School of Architecture
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0616/2006020557.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780300122374> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780300112825> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780972488129> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA658944> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70207967> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/in_association_with_the_finnish_cultural_institute_in_new_york> # in association with the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "in association with the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/the_museum_of_finnish_architecture> # The Museum of Finnish Architecture
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "The Museum of Finnish Architecture" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/the_national_building_museum> # The National Building Museum
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "The National Building Museum" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/yale_university_press> # Yale University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Yale University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/yale_university_school_of_architecture> # Yale University School of Architecture
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Yale University School of Architecture" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/washington_d_c> # Washington, D.C.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Washington, D.C." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/139106309> # Taidehalli (Helsinki, Finland)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Taidehalli (Helsinki, Finland)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41868977> # Eero Saarinen
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1910" ;
    schema:deathDate "1961" ;
    schema:familyName "Saarinen" ;
    schema:givenName "Eero" ;
    schema:name "Eero Saarinen" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/74024925> # Donald Albrecht
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Albrecht" ;
    schema:givenName "Donald" ;
    schema:name "Donald Albrecht" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/74165336> # Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Pelkonen" ;
    schema:givenName "Eeva-Liisa" ;
    schema:name "Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780300112825>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0300112823" ;
    schema:isbn "9780300112825" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780300122374>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0300122373" ;
    schema:isbn "9780300122374" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780972488129>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "097248812X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780972488129" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/608479624>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Eero Saarinen." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70207967> ; # Eero Saarinen : shaping the future
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70207967#PublicationEvent/new_haven_yale_university_press_new_york_in_association_with_the_finnish_cultural_institute_in_new_york_helsinki_the_museum_of_finnish_architecture_washington_d_c_the_national_building_museum_new_haven_yale_university_school_of_architecture_2006>
    a schema:PublicationEvent ;
    schema:location <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/new_haven> ; # New Haven
    schema:location <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:location <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
    schema:location <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Place/helsinki> ; # Helsinki
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/in_association_with_the_finnish_cultural_institute_in_new_york> ; # in association with the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/the_national_building_museum> ; # The National Building Museum
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/yale_university_press> ; # Yale University Press
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/yale_university_school_of_architecture> ; # Yale University School of Architecture
    schema:organizer <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/368740987#Agent/the_museum_of_finnish_architecture> ; # The Museum of Finnish Architecture
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.