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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill : architecture and urbanism, 1973-1983

Author: Albert Bush-Brown; Oswald W Grube
Publisher: New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, ©1983.
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SOM's growth as a large architectural firm began almost fifty years ago. By 1981 there were nine were nine offices in the United States with a total of more that 2,000 members. The decades 1973-1983 brought retirement to a number of well-known founding partners.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bush-Brown, Albert.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, ©1983
(OCoLC)560351659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Bush-Brown; Oswald W Grube
ISBN: 0442211694 9780442211691
OCLC Number: 9919143
Notes: English and German.
"Editorial review of commentaries and captions and German translation: Oswald W. Grube"--Title page verso.
Description: 393 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The west coast --
The California First Bank --
444 Market Street --
45 Fremont Street (Bechtel Building) --
Five Fremont Center --
The Federal Researve Bank of San Francisco --
Crocker Center and Galleria --
San Francisco Civic Center --
Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall --
Addition to the San Franciscon Opera House --
Wells Fargo Southern California Operations Center --
70/90 Universal City Plaza --
First Federal Square --
Materplan for Irvine Center --
Crocker Center --
Weyerhaeuser Technology Center --
The Portland Transit Mall --
The Midwest --
33 West Monroe Street --
THree First National Plaza --
One Magnificent Mile --
Reorganization and Expansion of the Art Institute of Chicago --
919 North Michigan Avenue --
Headquarters of Baxter Travenol, Inc. --
First Wisconsin Center --
First Wisconsin Plaza --
Pillsbury Center --
St. Paul Town Square --
Lutheran Brotherhood Building --
The Menninger Foundation --
Fourth Financial Center --
Caterpillar Training Center --
Miami University Art Museum --
Louisville Galleria --
Industrial Trust & Savings Bank --
Columbus City Hall --
The Southwest --
InterFirst Plaza --
Tenneco Employee Center --
Allied Bank Plaza --
Four Houseton Center --
Campeau Tower --
Study on the San Antonio River Corridor --
Headquarters of the Gulf Mineral Resources Company --
The East Coast --
Park Avenue Plaza --
Irving Trust Operations Center --
780 Third Avenue --
Headquarters of Alexander & Alexander --
Headquarters of the Continental Grain Company --
Executive Offices of Swid/Cogan (GFI/Knoll) --
Vista International Hotel --
Headquarters of Texaco --
Headquarters of the General Electric Company --
Prudential at Princeton --
Administrative Building of the Westinghouse Electric Corporation --
Sixty State Street --
Harvard Square Station --
Reorganization of the Mall --
Constitution Gardens --
Kuait Chancery --
Georgia-Pacific Center --
Interterra --
Southeast Financial Center --
International --
Headquarters of the Banco de Occidente --
Montufar Branch of the Banco de Occidente --
Headquarters of the Grupo Industrial Alfa --
First Canadian Centre --
Agnelli Suite --
Addition to the Headquarters of Royal Dutch Shell --
United States Embassy --
Teaching Hospital and Housing Communities at the University of Blida --
University of Tizi-Ouzou --
Kuwait Markets Group --
Ahmad Al Jaber Street Commercial Complex --
Bandar Shapour New Town --
King Abdul Aziz University --
Yanbu New Town --
National Commercial Bank --
Haj Terminal, King Abdul Aziz International Airport.
Responsibility: introduction and regional prefaces by Albert Bush-Brown.

Abstract:

SOM's growth as a large architectural firm began almost fifty years ago. By 1981 there were nine were nine offices in the United States with a total of more that 2,000 members. The decades 1973-1983 brought retirement to a number of well-known founding partners.

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