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dc.coverage.spatialSite: New York, New York, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1947-1953 (creation); 1961 (alteration)en_US
dc.creatorHarrison and Abramovitzen_US
dc.date1947-1953en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-24T16:42:02Z
dc.date.available2013-12-24T16:42:02Z
dc.date.issued1947-1953en_US
dc.identifier244428en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 447en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/152820
dc.descriptionVisitor lobby, upper level; The United Nations Headquarters was constructed in stages with the core complex completed between 1948-1952. Wallace Kirkman Harrison led a design team consisting of: N. D. Bassov of the (then) Soviet Union, Gaston Brunfaut (Belgium), Ernest Cormier (Canada), Le Corbusier (France), Liang Seu-cheng (China), Sven Markelius (Sweden), Oscar Niemeyer (Brazil), Howard Robertson (United Kingdom), G. A. Soilleux (Australia), and Julio Vilamajó (Uruguay). The Harrison and Abramovitz firm oversaw the execution of the design. The Dag Hammarskjöld Library Building, designed by Harrison and Abramovitz, was added in 1961. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 6/5/2013)en_US
dc.format.mediumsteel; concrete; glassen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectInternational Style (modern European architecture style)en_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.titleUnited Nations Headquarters [complex]en_US
dc.title.alternativeUnited Nations Buildingen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-US-NY-UN-H59en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypelegislative buildingen_US
vra.worktypegovernment office buildingen_US
dc.contributor.displayHarrison and Abramovitz (American architectural firm, 1945-1976)en_US


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