Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale University

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill; Gordon Bunshaft

Views of the front and side


View of the entrance, a detail of the elegant marble facade, and detail of a supporting piloti


The sunken marble courtyard in front of the library

Isamu Noguchi's white marble sculptures--cube, pyramid, and disk-- allude to basic principles. The sun disk is 10' high. See this site for additional information.

Other buildings on this site by SOM include: Alcoa Building, Columbus City Hall, Crown Zellerbach Building, Richard J. Daley Center, Davies Symphony Hall, Fort Wayne Art Museum, Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology, Hastings Law School, Hirshhorn Museum, John Hancock Building, Lever House, Olivetti Building, The Republic (Newspaper) Building, and the Sears Tower.

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