This work is Taschen' s 25th anniversary — special edition! Eero Saarinen (1910—1961) was one of the 20th century' s great visionaries, both in the fields of furniture design (he created the ubiquitous Knoll ' Tulip' chairs and tables, for example) and in architecture. Gateway to the West' , the Arch of St. Louis. Marrying curves and dynamic forms with a Modernist aesthetic, he brought a whole new dimension to architecture. Among his greatest accomplishments are monuments that shaped architecture in postwar America and became icons in themselves: Washington D. C. ' s Dulles International Airport, the very sculptural and fluid TWA terminal at JFK Airport in New York, and the 630-foot high '
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|Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future Yale University Press Pelkonen E.L. |
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 Future offers a new and wide-ranging look at the entire scope of Saarinen’s career.