12- Late Modernism 1950-1980

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The first modern building on the campus, it was also the first endorsement of the modern style by a major university and was seen in the national and architectural presses as a turning point in the acceptance of the aesthetic in the U.S. Graduate Center Harvard Law School Walter Gropius The Architects Collaborative
a modernist firm headed by Walter Gropius and seven younger architects in 1945 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Architects Collaborative
Graduate Center Harvard Law School Walter Gropius The Architects Collaborative 1949
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL 1939-1950 (Crown Hall)
appointed head of the architecture school at Chicago's Illinois Institute of Technology. One of the benefits of taking this position was that he would be commissioned to design the new buildings and master plan for the campus. Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago,IL
Ludgwig Mies van der Rohe Fansworth House Plano, IL 1945
The Seagram Building has become an icon of the growing power of the corporation, that defining institution of the twentieth century. In a bold and innovative move, the architect chose to set the tower back from the property line to create a forecourt plaza and fountain on Park Avenue. Ludgwig Mies van der Rohe New York, NY 1955
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Seagram Tower New York, NY 1955
In the 1950s, a unique opportunity to translate the Radiant City on a grand scale presented itself in the construction of the Union Territory Chandigarh, India's first planned city. Le Corbusier designed many administration buildings, including a courthouse, parliament building, and a university. He also designed the general layout of the city, dividing it into sectors. Le Corbusier was brought on to develop the plan of Albert Mayer. Charles Edouard Jeanneret (Le Corbusier) Chandigarh City Punjab, India 1956
Perhaps the most significant difference between the Contemporary City and the Radiant City is that the latter abandoned the class-based stratification of the former; housing was now assigned according to family size, not economic position Radiant City- Urban city planning Charles Edoard Jeanneret "Le Corbusier"
Charles Edouard Jeanneret "Le Corbusier" Carpenter Center Harvard University Cambridge, MA 1961
Charles Edouard Jeanneret "Le Corbusier" Carpenter Center Harvard University Cambridge, MA 1961
Charles Edouard Jeanneret "Le Corbusier" Carpenter Center Harvard University Cambridge, MA 1961
Alvar Aalto Baker House Dormitory MIT Cambridge,MA 1948
Alvar Aalto Baker House Dormitory MIT Cambridge,MA 1948
Alvar Aalto Baker House Dormitory MIT Cambridge,MA 1948
Eero Saarinen TWA terminal Kennedy Airport New York , NY 1958
Eero Saarinen TWA terminal Kennedy Airport New York , NY 1958
Eero Saarinen TWA terminal Kennedy Airport New York , NY 1958
Eero Saarinen TWA terminal Kennedy Airport New York , NY 1958
The main terminal was designed in 1958 by famed Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen and it is highly regarded for its graceful beauty, suggestive of flight. Eero Saarinen Dulles International Airport Vienna,VA 1961
Eero Saarinen Dulles International Airport Vienna, VA 1961
Eero Saarinen Dulles International Airport Vienna, VA 1961
Eero Saarinen John Deere Headquarters Moline, IL 1961
Eero Saarinen John Deere Headquarters Moline, IL 1961
Eero Saarinen John Deere Headquarters Moline, IL 1961
Philip Johnson Glass house New Cannan CT 1949
Philip Johnson Glass house New Cannan CT 1949
Philip Johnson Boston Public Library Addition Boston, MA 1971
Paul Rudolph State Services Building Boston, MA 1970
Paul Rudolph State Services Building Boston, MA 1970
Paul Rudolph State Services Building Boston, MA 1970
Ioh Ming Pei Christian Science Center Boston, MA 1972
Ioh Ming Pei Christian Science Center Boston, MA 1972
Ioh Ming Pei Christian Science Center Boston, MA 1972
Ioh Ming Pei John Hancock Tower Boston, MA 1972
Ioh Ming Pei John Hancock Tower Boston, MA 1972
Ioh Ming Pei JF Kennedy Presidential Library Boston, MA 1976
Ioh Ming Pei JF Kennedy Presidential Library Boston, MA 1976
Ioh Ming Pei East Wing, National Gallery of Art Washington, DC 1977
Ioh Ming Pei East Wing, National Gallery of Art Washington, DC 1977
Kallman & McKinnell City Hall Boston MA 1968
Kallman & McKinnell City Hall Boston MA 1968
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