Archive for December, 2011|Monthly archive page

Dead Architects Society

That would be Graceland Cemetery, Chicago. The architects’ corner is located around the lake, and some of these monuments are pretty stylin’. I hope my gravestone looks this good.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, looking very Miesian

Bruce Goff, with a fragment from his Price Studio

 

Fazlur Khan, structural engineer extraordinaire

 

Bruce Graham, of the Graham / Khan duo at SOM

Daniel Burnham, architect, city planner

 

John Wellborn Root

 

Louis Henri Sullivan, an American original

 

Richard Nickel, photographer / preservationist