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Salisbury Laboratories, Research, and Administrative Buildings

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1969, Perkins and Will. West on Iowa 14

The center of this design is the landscaped courtyard around which the low buildings have been grouped. A wide variety of plant material (all identified for the viewer) grows within the courtyard, which also contains paved terraces, banks of low steps, fountains, and a pool. The buildings are simple modular structures which seem self-effacing in relation to the landscape design. The buildings are of concrete, with extensive infills of glass.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Salisbury Laboratories, Research, and Administrative Buildings", [Charles City, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO054.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 365-366.

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