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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

Architectural Photography

Architecture as Diplomacy

At the World Bank, Architecture as Diplomacy

By ROBERT SHAROFF
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

Politics

Grace

There is a building known as the Grace Building in New York City. It is on the 42nd street across the Bryant Park. The architecture of this building with its concave vertical slopes of its north and south facades remind me the… 438 more words

Spirituality

The Seagram Building

Mies Van der Rohe further developed the office tower typology into a sort of culmination of decades of architectural development. The Seagram Building is a fine an example of modernism. 266 more words

Urban