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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Modernism in the Carolinas

Charlotte, N.C.: Bechtler Museum of Art (2010) by Mario Botta. The sculpture is Firebird by Niki de Saint Phalle.

Chapel Hill, N.C.: Blue Cross/Blue Shield Building (1973) by Arthur Gould Odell.

Research Triangle Park near Durham, N.C.: Burroughs-Wellcome Company Headquarters (1972) by Paul Rudolph. This is a parking lot structure.

 The main building of Burroughs-Wellcome, now known as GlaxoSmithKline.

  Raleigh, N.C.: North Carolina Museum of Art (2010) by Thomas Phifer and Partners.

 Landscape at the museum by Walt Havener of Lappas + Havener.

Raleigh: J.S. Dorton Arena (1953), by Matthew Nowicki (architect), William Deitrick (associate architect) and Fred N. Severud (structural engineer).

Raleigh: State Legislative Building (1963) by Edward Durell Stone.

 Durham at Duke University: Nasher Museum of Art (2005) by Rafael Viñoly.

 Kill Devil Hills, N.C.:  Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitors Center (1957) by Romaldo Giurgola of Mitchell/Giurgola.

 Charleston, S.C.: Inn at Middleton Place (1987).

Asheville, N.C.: City Hall (1928) by Douglas D. Ellington. 
To look at more design in the area, visit: Curiosities in the Carolinas

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