Today I will show you a preview of The 10 Buildings That Changed America, which is a new PBS special that will explore the history and design of some of America’s most significant Architecture.
The buildings featured have inspired architects in future designs, exhibit groundbreaking use of style and function, and some have even changed the way we live, work, and play.
The host, Geoffrey Baer, travels across the country in search of its most innovative and influential architecture.
Preview of 10 Buildings That Changed America:
Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia (1788) by Thomas Jefferson
Trinity Church, Boston (1877) by H.H. Richardson
Wainwright Building, St. Louis (1891) by Louis Sullivan
Robie House, Chicago (1910) by Frank Lloyd Wright
Highland Park Ford Plant, Highland Park, Michigan (1910) by Albert Kahn
Southdale Center, Edina, Minnesota(1956) by Victor Gruen
Seagram Building, New York (1958) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia (1962) by Eero Saarinen
Vanna Venturi House, Philadelphia (1964) by Robert Venturi
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles (2003) by Frank Gehry