minoru yamasaki


Minoru [mi-nawr-oo, -nohr-] , 1912–86, U.S. architect.
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Yamasaki (ˌjæməˈsɑːkɪ)
Minoru. 1912--86, US architect. His buildings include St Louis Airport, Missouri (1953--55) and the World Trade Center, New York (1970--77)

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minoru yamasaki

American architect whose buildings, notable for their appeal to the senses, departed from the austerity often associated with post-World War II modern architecture.

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