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Seagram Building – New York City, New York

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Building Name: Seagram Building (375 Park Avenue)
Location: New York City, New York
Architect(s): Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
MEP: Jaros, Baum, & Bolles
Completion: 1958

AE Interests: Bronze + glass facade articulates structure, at the time was the model for modern skyscrapers, Mies van der Rohe’s philosophy of minimalism/functionalism, first use of high-strength bolted connections, vertical truss bracing system

Written by Jing Gao

September 30, 2018 at 11:46 pm

Posted in Built

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