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Seeing as much as you can

I believe, and I’ve told anybody who will listen to me, that an architect should see as many things that are designed or have designs, whether they’re natural, paintings, sculpture, graphics, architecture.

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Historic Scale Models

And the Classic Buildings they helped design.

Would the world’s greatest architecture have been as beautiful –

Without the benefit of the architect’s scale model? 7 more words

Art & Design

Gordon Bunshaft's Manufacturers Hanover Bank Bldg remodeled for Joe Fresh

Bunshaft (1909-1990) was one of the preeminent modernist architects.  This building (1954) and the Lever Bros Building (1952) are two of his outstanding buildings in midtown Manhattan. 50 more words

Architectural Photography

Hirshhorn Museum

The Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of Modern Art is a stunning SOM (Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill) design that sits on the south side of the National Mall in DC. 317 more words

Two New York City architectural masterpieces

Two of the most important modern buildings stand  nearly opposite each other; the Lever Brothers Building at 390 Park Ave. and the Seagrams Building at 375.   194 more words

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Architecture as Diplomacy

At the World Bank, Architecture as Diplomacy

Published: March 09, 1997

THE new World Bank complex now approaching completion here is about as un-Washington — and as un-banklike — as a building gets. 571 more words