Guess the Architect Contest June 2016
An early monument to the international style was designed by an unlikely pair of architects for a normally conservative client. Once an office building and bank, the sleek structure is now a hotel.
CLUE: AN EARLY MONUMENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL STYLE WAS DESIGNED BY AN UNLIKELY PAIR OF ARCHITECTS FOR A NORMALLY CONSERVATIVE CLIENT. ONCE AN OFFICE BUILDING AND BANK. THE SLEEK STRUCTURE IS NOW A HOTEL.
The answer to the May issue’s Guess the Architect is HENRY HOBSON RICHARDSON, whose Trinity Church in Boston was completed in 1877. Richardson’s successful interpretation of the Romanesque vocabulary led to a style known as Richardsonian Romanesque.
By entering, you have a chance to win an iPad mini.