The architecture of Eero Saarinen.

The architecture of Eero Saarinen.

What we build.
June 11 2008 1:57 PM

Forgotten Eero

Rediscovering Saarinen, the man behind the Gateway Arch, Dulles, and some really comfy chairs.

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Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.

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