Architecture for Non Majors

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Paimio Sanatorium

This is the Paimio Sanatorium which is located in Paimio, Finland. It was designed by Alvar Aalto and his wife and was completed in 1932.  It served as a sanatorium for tuberculosis until the...

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OU Memorial Union

Many nights were spent here, whether it was eating at Crossroads with friends or pulling all-nighters typing up essays on the second floor.  The Union has it all in terms of the college experience....

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Willis Building – Norman Foster

The Willis Building is located London, UK. it was completed in 2008. This building has 26 stories and is 410 ft tall. It was almost a stair like step design to resemble a crustacean....

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Adams Tower

The building itself is nothing special, but I have good memories of Adams.  I lived in Muldrow Tower for my freshman year, on the same floor as all of my current housemates.  All sorts of...

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Gateway Arch

We pass by the Gateway Arch every time my family drives me to Oklahoma from our home in Michigan.  Just as it was symbolically a gateway to the west, the arch marks my journey...

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Joe Louis Arena

Joe Louis Arena is where the Detroit Red Wings play hockey.  Some of my favorite memories are of going to hockey games with my grandpa here.  That makes it sound like he has passed...

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Moor House – Norman Foster

This building has a sleek curve to it. The Moor House is in London united kingdom. The building is very large, on elf the largest in the financial district of London. It is 19...

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