Hugh Stubbins

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Hugh Asher Stubbins Jr. (January 11, 1912 - July 5, 2006) was an architect who designed several high profile buildings around the world.

Citigroup Center in New York

Biography[edit]

He was born in Birmingham, Alabama, United States, and attended Georgia Institute of Technology before getting his master's degree from Harvard University. He was to remain on the faculty there until 1972.

He formed Hugh Stubbins and Associates. Its successor company, The Stubbins Associates, merged with Philadelphia-based Kling in 2007 to form KlingStubbins.[1] The New York Times called his 1997 Citicorp Center "by any standard...one of New York's significant buildings."[2]

Among the buildings he designed:

Stubbins died July 5, 2006, of pneumonia, at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History — A Legacy of Design and Technical Innovation". KlingStubbins. Archived from the original on 2007-01-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Hugh Stubbins Jr., 94; Architect of Icons". Washington Post. AP. 12 July 2006. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 

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