Presentation on theme: "The Collegiate Architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and Eero Saarinen Kathleen Brousseau."— Presentation transcript:
The Collegiate Architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and Eero Saarinen Kathleen Brousseau
Ralph Adams Cram
Oxford University Cambridge University
Cope and Stewardson, Princeton University, Blair Hall,
Ralph Adams Cram, Graduate College, Princeton University,1909
Walter Gropius Bauhaus
Eero Saarinen, Yale University, Ezra Stiles and Morse Colleges, 1962
The greatest assets that a university has are beauty and harmonious surroundings. In a sense, universities are the oases of our desert- like civilization…as the monasteries of the Middle Ages, they are the only beautiful, respectable pedestrian place left.
a place where the community life and spirit were supreme, the rest secondary: a citadel of learning and culture and scholarship. citadels of earthly, monolithic masonry buildings.