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  1. Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen (/ ˈ s ɑːr ɪ n ə n /, Finnish: [ˈelie̯l ˈsɑːrinen]; August 20, 1873 – July 1, 1950) was a Finnish-American architect known for his work with art nouveau buildings in the early years of the 20th century. He was also the father of famed architect Eero Saarinen.

  2. Eliel Saarinen, one of the foremost architects and urban planners of his generation in Finland before moving to the United States, where he influenced modern architecture, particularly skyscraper and church design.

  3. Aug 20, 2017 · Though some may now know him only as the father of Eero Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen (August 20, 1873 – July 1, 1950) was an accomplished and style-defining architect in his own right.

  4. Aug 20, 2018 · Eliel Saarinen, born in Finland 1873, was arguably the northern nation’s “ most noted early modernist architect ” and worked at the forefront of the Finnish offshoot of National Romanticism. This...

  5. PRESIDENT ELIEL SAARINEN, 1932 - 1946. Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen immigrated to the United States in 1923, using the acclaim and $20,000 he received for his second-place entry into the 1922 Chicago Tribune Tower Competition to relocate his family and career to America.

  6. Eliel Saarinen became a professor at the University of Michigans Architecture Department and received the AIA Gold Medal in 1947. The Saarinens’ son Eero Saarinen became one of the leading American architects of the mid 20th century.

  7. May 21, 2018 · Finnish-born American architect. He practised with Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren from 1896 to 1905, and with Gesellius only until 1907, when he worked on his own, emigrating to the USA in 1923.

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