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Eliel and Eero Saarinen: The Sweeping Influence of Architecture's Greatest Father-Son Duo

09:30 - 20 August, 2018
St Louis Gateway Arch. Image © Flickr user jeffnps licensed under CC BY 2.0
St Louis Gateway Arch. Image © Flickr user jeffnps licensed under CC BY 2.0

It is rare for a father and son to share the same birthday. Even rarer is it for such a duo to work in the same profession; rarer still for them both to achieve international success in their respective careers. This, however, is the story of Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the Finnish-American architects whose combined portfolio tells of the development of modernist architectural thought in the United States. From Eliel’s Art Nouveau-inspired Finnish buildings and modernist urban planning to Eero’s International Style offices and neo-futurist structures, the father-son duo produced a matchless body of work culminating in two individual AIA Gold Medals.

© MWAA <a href='https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ficheiro:FirstChristianChurch.jpg'>Photo by Greg Hume</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/deed.pt'>CC BY-SA 2.5</a> © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/gabyu/305710396'>Ezra Stoller via Flikr user gabyu</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/'>CC BY-ND 2.0</a> © <a href='https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Helsinki_Railway_Station_20050604.jpg'>Revontuli</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en'>CC BY-SA 3.0</a> + 22

Chengdu ICON Yunduan / PES-Architects

20:00 - 26 January, 2018
Chengdu ICON Yunduan / PES-Architects, © Zhewei Su
© Zhewei Su
  • Architects

  • Location

    Tianfu Ave South Section Side Rd, Wuhou Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
  • LDI

    China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute Co., Ltd.
  • Architect in Charge

    Tuomas Silvennoinen
  • Design Team

    Pekka Salminen, Tristan Hughes, Emanuel Lopes, Fang Hai, Satu Ristola, Miguel Santos, Kati Norta, Marcelo Diez, Tiina Juntunen, Uros Kostic, Teemu Kekkonen, Masahide Nakane
  • Area

    160000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Look Inside a Collection of Shanghai-Based Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin

06:00 - 3 January, 2018
Look Inside a Collection of Shanghai-Based Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin, SHL. Image © Marc Goodwin
SHL. Image © Marc Goodwin

Through his series of architectural photographs, photographer, Marc Goodwin, is giving us an inside look into the architecture firms of the world’s greatest cities. His work has brought us through a collection of Nordic architectural offices, firms both large and small in London, numerous studios within Beijing, a selection of practices in Seoul, and a compendium of offices through the French capital. Shanghai is the next to be added to his list with his most recent collection showcasing the rich architectural culture of China’s largest city.

Archi-Union. Image © Marc Goodwin SHL. Image © Marc Goodwin RSHP. Image © Marc Goodwin Neri&Hu. Image © Marc Goodwin + 34

West Terminal 2 / PES-Architects

05:00 - 26 November, 2017
West Terminal 2 / PES-Architects, © Marc Goodwin
© Marc Goodwin

© Kari Palsila © Kari Palsila © Marc Goodwin © Marc Goodwin + 31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tyynenmerenkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland
  • Lead Architects

    Tuomas Silvennoinen, Architect SAFA (chief designer), Pekka Mäkelä, Architect (project manager), Emmanuel Lopes, Architect, Hanna Eskelinen, Architect SAFA
  • Area

    12900.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Wuxi Grand Theatre / PES-Architects

00:00 - 27 August, 2012
Wuxi Grand Theatre / PES-Architects, © Pan Weijun
© Pan Weijun

© Jussi Tiainen © Jussi Tiainen © Jussi Tiainen © Jussi Tiainen + 25