Collection: Eero Saarinen

Born 1910 Kirkkonummi, Finland. Died 1961 Ann Arbor, USA. 1923 The Saarinen family emigrated to the United States. 1929/30 Eero Saarinen studied sculpture at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris. 1930–34 Architectural studies at the Yale School of the Fine Arts in New Haven, Connecticut. 1936 Worked in his father’s architectural studio and assisted him in his activities as a professor at the Cranbrook Academy of Art.  Show more information

1940 Began working with Charles Eames; together they won first prize for their “Organic Armchair” in the MoMA competition “Organic Design in Home Furnishings. 1946 Designs for Knoll International. 1948 Won the Jefferson Memorial Competition. 1950 Opened his own architectural studio. 1953–55 Built the chapel and auditorium for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. 1956–62 Designed the TWA terminal at the John F. Kennedy Airport, New York.

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