Architect _ Eero Saarinen


August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961

The son of Eliel Saarinen a Finnish architect known for rational Art Deco, Eero Saarinen signature was a neofuturist internationalism architecture characterized with sweeping curves and abundant glass.


Saarinen’s design approach including working with Charles Eames on furniture design. Saarinen was widely applauded during his short career known for many important buildings during the mid-twentieth century including,

– Bell Labs Holmdel Complex in Holmdel Township, New Jersey
– Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (including the Gateway Arch) in St. Louis, Missouri,
– The Miller House in Columbus, Indiana
– TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport (with Charles J. Parise)
– Main terminal of Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C.
– East Air Terminal of Athens airport