In recognition of Gordon Bunshaft's birthday, ArchDaily highlights some of his most influential work, including Lever House, Manufacturers Hanover Trust, and the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Bunshaft, who worked at SOM from 1937 to 1979, was the firm's first design partner.
Gordon Bunshaft was a brilliant but complex man — a master architect who who was widely admired despite his gruff disposition. Architectural historian and author Nicholas Adams profiles him in the new SOM Journal 9.
Seminal architecture by SOM, including the Manufacturers Hanover Trust Building and McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope, are featured in a photography exhibition now on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art. The show features the pioneering work of Ezra Stoller and other photographers.
2013 may be remembered as the year we began the battle against midcentury modern buildings in the name of energy efficiency. A new report explores the issue.