athens old airport

Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) began the design for Athens Airport (1960-69) after his more famous airport terminal buildings for TWA in New York (1956-62) and Dulles in Chantilly, Virginia (1958-63) were already underway. Instead of the soaring, curvilinear forms of these works, Saarinen opted for a more restrained design at Athens.
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Eero Saarinen.

Eero Saarinen (August 1910 – September was a Finnish American architect and industrial designer of the century famous for varying his style according to the demands of the project: simple, sweeping, arching structural curves or machine-like rationalism.

dulles airport terminal  designed by eero saarinen in 1958

Dulles main terminal, Washington Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia by Architect Eero Saarinen :: 1962

the old airport of Athens

Athens' old airport detail.

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