Happy Birthday, Mr. Saarinen.
In honor of Eero Saarinen's birthday (he was born on this day in 1910), here's a rundown of my favorite Saarinen (the younger) posts.
mit's kresge auditorium
Though not a perfect structure, this one isn't lacking any swoop or swagger.
the irwin union bank
Saarinen does Mies in small town America. And it's one of his best.
the a.c. wermuth house
Two Saarinens, one house- this little known design deserves another look.
the other miller house
Did you know that Eero Saarinen designed not one but two houses for J. Irwin Miller? You do now.
eero saarinen's embassy
This Saarinen-design has been in the news a lot in the last year or so. Find out why.
10 things: the gm technical center
It's a little hard to wrap your head around the architectural scope of this complex. But here are the basics.
Image at the top:
Carol M. Highsmith, photographer. Close-up view of the Gateway Arch, St. Louis, Missouri. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, 2011634053.
This architectural historian cannot stop thinking about buildings, food, and that vintage rug she found online.