Sure, Savannah, Georgia, isn’t known for its collection of International Style masterpieces, but the Drayton Arms Tower is a pretty stunning example of midcentury modernism. See more on today’s claass HAUS.
Another Minoru Yamasaki for today's midMOD monday.
Just in case you missed this claass HAUS favorite, here's another chance to check out one of the most celebrated works of domestic Modernism.
In the late 1950s, Dr. Frits W. Went, Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, needed something big. Attendance to the historical gardens was in decline, the buildings stood in deteriorated condition, and one of the park's main attractions, a glass conservatory built in 1913, needed extensive repairs. But instead of looking to the past, Dr. Went took a chance on the future, making plans for a groundbreaking geodesic dome that would capture the nation's attention.
The Missouri Botanical Garden's Climatron is today's midMOD monday.
Never lacking in controversy, Minoru Yamasaki’s distinctive, delicate, and highly original mode of modernism finally seems to be garnering the appreciation it so deserves. Today on claass HAUS, we take a look at one of Yamasaki's most notable commissions- the Northwestern National Life Insurance Building.
Last month, I covered G. Milton Small’s (sadly demolished) North Carolina State University Student Bookstore. Lucky for us, this little gem is still standing, so find out more on today's claass HAUS.
Today on midMOD monday- the Tuskegee University Chapel.
More Marcel Breuer for midMOD monday.
A Saarinen classic for today's midMOD monday.
This architectural historian cannot stop thinking about buildings, food, and that vintage rug she found online.