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Abstract Alan Rider graduated in 1954 from the Cranbrook Academy of Art with a Master’s in Architecture. Upon graduation, Rider began working in the office of Eero Saarinen & Associates in Bloomfield Hills, MI and contributed to such projects as the General Motors Technical Center, Drake University, and Concordia Senior College (under the direction of Glen Paulsen). After extensive travel, he completed post-graduate study at the École Nationale des Beaux Arts in Paris and a residency at the American...
Dates: 1945 - 1995
Abstract Serenus Glen Paulsen attended the University of Illinois, College of Fine and Applied Art from 1938 to 1942, then spent three years in the military under commanding officer, Marshall Fredericks (a sculptor). After the war, he received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Fine Arts, followed by a Master of Architecture and City Planning from the Royal Academy of Arts, Stockholm, Sweden. Paulsen worked for several firms, including Eero Saarinen and...
Dates: 1947 - 1990
Abstract Eliel Saarinen, along with his wife Loja, son Eero, daughter Pipsan, and son-in-law J. Robert F. Swanson, founded a creative tradition at Cranbrook that endures to this day. The Saarinens' fame and design philosophies attracted many of the brightest talents in the architectural, design, and planning fields to study at Cranbrook or to work for their businesses --- known variously as Saarinen and Swanson; Saarinen and Saarinen; Saarinen, Swanson, and Saarinen; Swanson Associates; and Eero...
Dates: 1995 - 2001