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Happy Birthdays, Eliel & Eero Saarinen!

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Happy Birthdays to the most famous father-son duo in the architectural world Eliel & Eero Saarinen, Even though both this architects had passed away, their works become the inspiration for another architects and designers in the world. The duo architects left profound influences upon the cities where they did their work, and both of them were awarded AIA Gold Medals. Even though both of them have different architectural style, both of their works are just stunning, timeless and memorable.

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Eliel Saarinen (1873 – 1950), was known in his native Finland for his art nouveau-inspired works (a style later christened as Finnish National Romanticism), culminating in the Helsinki Central railway station. While Eero Saarinen (1910–1961), gained fame as one of the leaders of the International Style, designing curvy landmarks that transformed the American landscape.

News/Images Source: archdaily

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