Eero Saarinen

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  • Eero Saarinen: A Career In Architecture

    Eero Saarinen (1910 –1961) was a Finnish-American architect, born in Kirkkonummi, Finland on August 20, 1910, the same day as his father, to acclaimed Finish Architect Eliel Saarinen (1873-1950) and Sculptress Loja Gesellius Saarinen. Saarinen (Jr.) spent the first 12 years of his life in Finland, constantly surrounded by strong creative influences. While he, his older sister Pipsan, and his parents lived in Finland, his parents would regularly entertain artists, musicians, sculptors, professional architects, and several other intellectuals including names such as composers Jean Sibelius, and Gustav Mahler, art critic Juius Meier-Graefe, writer Maxim Gorki, and sculptor Carl Milles. In 1923, he and his family, moved to the United States, following…

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  • Louis Le Vau Analysis

    Antoni Gaudi is successful in Sagrada Familia in his depiction of the idea of heaven. Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe is successful in the same way in his creation of the School of Social Service Administration (SSA) for his portrayal of social work. The building, designed by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe in the Modernist style, was erected on the campus of the University of Chicago in 1965. The SSA is located on a corner plot south of the midway and thus serves as a counterpoint to the University’s Gothic…

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  • The Importance Of Living Room Layouts

    are great boon for small spaces as they can be neatly tucked in any of the corners. A loveseat may prove to be as fitting in your tiny lounge as in the media room. Though a cynosure of all eyes, sofa is only one of the many items to grace our living rooms. The search for stylish chairs could be even trickier, because you can easily be overwhelmed by the huge amount of choices. Stay close to the colour scheme and design ideals you are following in the interiors. You may bring home one of the…

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