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SOM's Lever House: Designed with the Worker in Mind

The Lever House was designed to provide workplace comfort. Photo © Ezra Stoller | Esto

Source: Financial Times

“...In the 1950s, the first truly modern skyscrapers started to be built. Lever House opened on Park Avenue; not only was it nice to look at from the outside but it was also designed with the worker in mind. There was natural light for everyone and desks had rounded corners, so women didn’t snag their nylons.”

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