Gateway Arch

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My first entry for Eero Saarinen is the Gateway Arch. I chose this architecture because of it’s simplicity. I appreciate simple designs because the building allows the design to speak for itself. It doesn’t need extra flourishing to make a statement.



The design for the Gateway Arch holds holds true to this principle. It is 650 feet tall and despite being so simple, it’s distinct stainless steel exterior and its weighted arch shape helps it stand out among other architectural pieces in the world. It has Saarinens well known futuristic style written all over it.


Inside the Arch, there is a observation deck where people can look down at the city.


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