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Terminal TWA (TWA Flight Center)
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DESIGNER
 
 
Eero Saarinen

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VIDEO
 
 

Hyperlapse of TWA Terminal from Curbed on Vimeo.

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MATERIALS
 
reinforced concrete

 

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
New York
Metropolitan area
New York City
County
Queens
Town
New York - Queens
Borough
Queens
Address
John Fitzgerald Kennedy International Airport, Terminal 5 (Van Wyck Expy)
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Transport buildings and structures
Airports, terminals, etc.
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1956    
Realisation
1962
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AWARDS
 
2005
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
1994
New York City Landmark
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Catch me if you can
Directed by
Steven Spielberg
Nationality
USA
Year of production
2002
Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, James Brolin, Martin Sheen, Jennifer Garner
Building's role
Marginal
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Still grounded, but ready for takeoff", Architect 11/2014, november 2014, "Front" p. 27
Sam Lubell, "Municipal Art Society talking with JetBlue about JFK's TWA terminal", Architectural Record vol. 191 n. 10, october 2003, p. 44
"The view from Domus", Domus 848, maggio/may 2002, "Monitor" p. 31
"Eero Saarinen", Casabella 695-696, dicembre 2001-gennaio 2002/december 2001-january 2002 [«Hay que caminar» sognando. Viaggi tra cose e luoghi aboliti], pp. 21-35, 182-184
"Eero Saarinen & Associates. Terminal Twa (1956-1962). Aeroporto Idlewild (oggi John F. Kennedy). New York, New York", Casabella 695-696, dicembre 2001-gennaio 2002/december 2001-january 2002 [«Hay que caminar» sognando. Viaggi tra cose e luoghi aboliti], pp. 21-33, 182-184 (21-35, 182-184)
Peter C. Papademetriou, "Il calcolo e l'invenzione/The calculation and invention of the form. Flight of fantasy", Casabella 695-696, dicembre 2001-gennaio 2002/december 2001-january 2002 [«Hay que caminar» sognando. Viaggi tra cose e luoghi aboliti], pp. 21-30, 182-184 (21-35, 182-184)
Suzanne Stephens, "TWA's fight for flight: what preserves a landmark most?", Architectural Record vol. 189 n. 11, november 2001, pp. 63-66
John E Czarnecki, "Architects and preservationists rally for Saarinen's TWA terminal", Architectural Record vol. 189 n. 9, september 2001, p. 33
Ezra Stoller (photo), The TWA Terminal, Princeton Architectural Press, Princeton (USA) 1999
Ezra Stoller (photo), "Through the Viewfinder", Architectural Record 5/1997, may 1997, "Features" p. 147 (147-152)
Pier Moro (ed.), Raili e Reima Pietilä: L'architettura sconosciuta/An Unknown Architecture, Torre Colombera Ed., Gorla Maggiore (VA) 1997, p. 12
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 557 [XII. La terza età: itinerarî degli anni cinquanta-ottanta]
"Saarinen's Twa Flight Center", Architectural Record 7/1962, july 1962, pp. 129-134
"Idlewild. New York International Airport", Architectural Record 9/1961, september 1961, pp. 151-190
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CLIENT
 
 
TWA (Trans World Airlines)
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STAFF
 
Project
Eero Saarinen & Associates
 
 
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