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Eero Saarinen : The Architect Who Saw the Future

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] 2018. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the life of Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, whose visionary buildings include St. Louis' Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Travel with his son, as he showcases the architect's body of timeless work, which continues to inspire amongst renewed interest in 20th-century architects and artists who exploded the constraints of the past to create a robust and daring American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1049106597
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2016.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 8 min., 53 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: St. Louis Jefferson Memorial Competition (6:02); Saarinen's Childhood and Education (7:12); General Motors Technical Center (7:53); An Architecture Phenomenon (8:32); Designing Corporate America (2:46); Eero Saarinen's Furniture Design (9:21); University Campuses (7:10); Architectural Problems (6:56); Eero Saarinen's Death and Legacy (8:40); Credits: The Architect Who Saw the Future (2:07);
Responsibility: PBS.

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Explore the life of Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, whose visionary buildings include St. Louis' Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Travel with his son, as he showcases the architect's body of timeless work, which continues to inspire amongst renewed interest in 20th-century architects and artists who exploded the constraints of the past to create a robust and daring American aesthetic.

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