Eero Saarinen: Buildings from the Balthazar Korab Archive
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Eero Saarinen: Buildings from the Balthazar Korab Archive

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Eero Saarinen and Balthazar Korab constitute a unique team in the history of architecture: Saarinen, the mid-twentieth-century architect who challenged the architectural conventions of his time; and Korab, an architect in Saarinen's office whose perceptive photographs reveal the brilliance of Saarinen's work.

This visual sourcebook illustrates nineteen Saarinen commissions...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published June 17th 2008 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published June 1st 2008)
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Saxon Henry
Balthazar Korab’s story about walking into Eero Saarinen’s office in 1955, immediately upon arriving in Bloomfield Hills from Paris, is the stuff that dreams are made of. Standing in the architect’s office with a beat-up box of 8x10s that held images of his Beaux-Arts graduation work, he asked, “‘Can I see Mr. Saarinen? I’m looking for a job.’” Saarinen granted Korab an audience and hired him on the spot.

From that point on, the collaboration between the two was the stuff legends are made of. “W...more
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