Roche, Eamonn Kevin

Roche, Eamonn Kevin

(1922–)
Irish-born American architect, formed the successor firm to Eero Saarinen in the 1950s with John Gerald Dinkeloo (19181981). Their first work was the Oakland Museum, CA (1961) a vast structure covering four city blocks. The best known is the Ford Foundation Headquarters (illus.), NYC (1963), with a 12-story indoor atrium. The later work includes the extension to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, including the Pavilion for the Ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur.
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