Philip Johnson at age 95 in his office, Seagram Building, Manhattan with his model of a 30' by 60' sculpture created for a Qatari collector. (2002)
|Birth date||July 8, 1906|
|Birth place||Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.|
|Date of death||January 25, 2005(aged 98)|
|Place of death||New Canaan, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Harvard Graduate School of Design|
|Buildings||IDS Tower, PPG Place, Crystal Cathedral|
|Design||Buildings clad entirely in glass|
|Awards||Pritzker Prize (1979)
AIA Gold Medal (1978)
In 1930, he founded the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. In 1978 he was awarded an American Institute of Architects Gold Medal and in 1979 the first Pritzker Architecture Prize.
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- "Nation & World | Innovative, influential architect Philip Johnson dies at age 98 | Seattle Times Newspaper". seattletimes.nwsource.com. 2011. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002161232_obit-philipjohnson26.html. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
- Goldberger, Paul (May 23, 1979). "Philip Johnson Awarded $100.000 Pritzker Prize: He Is Called the 'Dean' Recent Work More Controversial." New York Times, p. C26. Retrieved August 1, 2011.
- Pierce, Lisa, "Through the Looking Glass", August 1, 2010, pp 1, A4, The Advocate of Stamford, Connecticut