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-5- Research Center, Bell Laboratories, Inc., Holmdel, New Jersey A new concept in laboratory and office design for the large and expanding research center of Bell Laboratories. Scheduled for completion November, 1961. * Trans World Airlines, Terminal Building, Idlewild Airport, New York, N. Y. A thin shell vault for a new terminal, which expresses the drama of flight and excitement of travel. Scheduled for completion April, 1962. * Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia (with Ammann & Whitney, Burns & McDonnell, and Ellery Husted) A revolutionary new concept of airport design for the jet age. Scheduled for completion July, 1962. * Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, St. Louis, Missouri A memorial to Thomas Jefferson and commemorating the opening of the great West. Scheduled for completion March, 1964. Deere and Company, Moline, Illinois Administration Center for this manufacturer of farm equipment, appropriately rugged steel building in a wooded ravine. Scheduled for completion June, 1963. [[line with arrow to show moving of text marked below]] Other Architectural Activities: Eero Saarinen was consultant to the Secretary of the Air Force on the design of the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado. He served as American consultant in connection with the design of the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. He served on numerous juries for architectural competitions in the United States and Canada. He was Chairman of the Committee of Art and Architecture, Yale University Council. Furniture Design: Eero Saarinen designed several pieces of furniture currently being manufactured by Knoll Associates, Inc. In 1940, in association with Charles Eames, he won two first prizes in the furniture competition conducted by the Museum of Modern Art. Just before his last illness, he completed the designs for: North Christian Church, Columbus, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York, N.Y. Headquarters Building, Columbia Broadcasting System, New York, N.Y. Ellinikon Airport, Athens, Greece
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