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Eero Saarinen

The Cathedral Builder in Columbus, Ind.

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It's a fascinating story about a humble Renaissance Man who left behind the best kind of legacy -- one that's articulated in human relations and in modern architecture.

Faithful Shopper: Fine Furnishings

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.29.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the holidays coming, now is the time to spruce up your home for the inevitable dinners, parties and houseguests that are sure to show up on your ...

Dreams of Calatrava Fading Into the Distance

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
Rizwan A. Rahmani

When I was doing some consulting work for a Finnish Audio Company, my Finnish partner needed an office to set up shop on the cheap. He ended up rentin...

A New Experiment for the Saarinen-Designed Bell Labs Building

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By David Robert Weible The massive atrium of the Bell Labs building The Bell Labs building has been the site of countless advances in science and t...

LOOK: Why This Classic Table Only Has One Leg

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

There isn't a day that goes by when we don't see some version of the classic tulip table or chair. You know the ones we mean -- the seats resemble its...

Hugh Hardy: Theater of Architecture

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

There's little wonder that Hugh Hardy's new book covers such a diverse mix of projects. The architect studied at Princeton in the 1950s, then worked...

Carrying on at L.A.'s A&D Museum

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

For a museum that's moved four times in 12 years, life really is about the journey and not the destination. So the Architecture + Design Museum in Lo...

Dan Kiley: A great yet little known Modernist

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In his later years, you could find Dan Kiley with his wild hair and pants hiked up to his waist always brimming with opinions and ideas - or as the ce...

Why Modern Airports Have to Change

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The fact is that the everyday-ness of today's airports is exactly the opposite of what we flyers need. Don't wall us off, you builders, from where we are and what we are about to do. We may be frightened but we are not dumb.

Happy Birthday, Eero and Eliel Saarinen!

Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of iconic father and son architecture duo Eliel and Eero Saarinen. Representing two generations of Finnish-American artists, the...

Milwaukee Art Museum Fights for Custody of Saarinen-Designed Building Amid Proposed $15-Million Revamp

ARTINFO | Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts

The Milwaukee Art Museum and Milwaukee County War Memorial, a Midwestern complex by two master architects of their respective times -- Santiago Calatr...

Dwell Magazine's Top 10 Best Homes In America

Posted 11.24.2011 | Arts

The editors at Dwell sifted through the hundreds of homes featured over the past ten years to create their new special issue, Best Homes in America. ...

PHOTOS: Architecture For The City Bird

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Architect to the urban aviary set, Street Artist XAM is one rare bird. Averaging one per week over the last year, the California born former graffiti ...

Paul Needham

Miller House: A House Museum That's Still A Home | Paul Needham | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- When the Indianapolis Museum of Art announced a deal in 2008 to acquire the Eero Saarinen-designed Miller House and open it to the p...

An Architect's Protest Against the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street

Harris Silver | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC
Harris Silver

We don't have to agree on everything but at least we can agree that government is indispensable in providing the infrastructure that allows us to lead our lives productively.

Former TWA Terminal To Become A Hotel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The iconic curving building that was once the home to TWA at New York's JFK airport might be getting a second life in the form of a boutique hotel, ac...

WATCH: ARCHITECTURE: Monument To The Dream, The Making Of The Gateway Arch

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: Phaidon Agenda) Charles Guggenheim's film Monument to the Dream captures the story of construction of the Jefferson National Expansion Memori...

PHOTOS: $14 Million Eames and Saarninen Entenza House: Case Study No. 9

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Curbed LA: The last time this house was on the market in 1991, it sold for $1.6 million. Now the asking price is a cool $14 million for the Charle...

Culture Zohn: Eero Saarinen Shaped the Future

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-01-22-saarinen.jpg This is the conversation about architecture of the 2st Century. What counts most? Your fanny or your fancy?

University Of Chicago Completes Renovation Of Modernist Law School Library

The Wall Street Journal | Joel Henning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Chicago Law School is clearly one of the most competitive in the country. But its cluster of buildings designed by the Modernist arc...