Metro Detroit-based architect and industrial designer Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) was known for his futuristic designs as evidenced by the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Dulles Airport in Virginia and the swooping birdlike TWA Terminal at New York’s Kennedy Airport. Watch the following brief film excerpts – General Motors Technical Facility and TWA Flight Center and Then, discuss your impressions of Saarinen’s work.
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