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Comparative window proportioning: 860 Lake Shore Drive (left) and Seagram Building (right)

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Description: "Symbolic Essence" and Other Writings on Modern Architecture and...
Perhaps the most significant aspect of the Seagram Building is its visual weight (fig. 78). In this respect the Seagram participates in a widespread reaction against the ideal of weightless transparency, which, until very recently, has provided the impetus for modern architecture...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.227-234
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00114.015