The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



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Minoru Yamasaki at a Glance

World Trade Center, Minoru Yamasaki

name | Minoru Yamasaki

lived | 1912-1986

style | Modernism

biography | the architect at a glance

Born in 1912, architect Minoru Yamasaki is perhaps best known for the 110 story, twin towers of the World Trade Center (1966-1977) in New York City. Among his other noted works include the structurally impressive St. Louis Airport, as well as the ill-fated Pruitt-Igoe public housing project, also located in St. Louis.

buildings | selected works

Lambert Airport Terminal Building | 1953-1956
St. Louis, Missouri USA

Pruitt-Igoe Public Housing Project | 1950-1958
St. Louis, Missouri USA

American Concrete Institute | 1958
Detroit, Michigan USA

World Trade Center | 1966-1977
New York, New York USA

Icons of Architecture:
The 20th Century

Wonderfully presented, this book provides an engaging chronology of the 20th Century's most important architectural works. A concise yet informative description of each building is accompanied by beautiful photographs. The book also introduces each architect with a biography and history of their work.