Saarinen, Eliel

Eliel Saarinen (1873–1953) achieved international fame at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries as a designer of art nouveau buildings in Finland. The directions of growth outlined in his urban planning for Helsinki have become reality only recently. In the 1920s Saarinen moved to the United States, where he designed skyscrapers and worked as a teacher of architecture.

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