John Burgee is an American architect important in post-modern architecture. An architect is a licensed individual who leads a design team in the Planning and Design of buildings and participates in oversight of Building Construction Postmodernism literally means 'after the modernist movement' While " Modern " itself refers to something "related to the present" the movement of modernism The term architecture (from Greek αρχιτεκτονικήarchitektoniki) can be used to mean a process a profession or documentation 1956 graduate of University of Notre Dame, USA, School of Architecture. The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame) (ˌnoʊtɚˈdeɪm is a private Roman Catholic Research university located in Burgee's honors also include the Reynolds Prize in Architecture. Burgee served on Notre Dame's Board of Trustees from 1988 until April when he was named trustee emeritus. He also has served on the School of Architecture's Advisory Council since 1982. In 2004, he received the Orlando T. Maione Award for distinguished contributions to the School of Architecture
In 1968, Burgee and the late architect Philip Johnson established Johnson/Burgee Architects in Manhattan. Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8 1906&ndash January 25 2005 was an influential American Architect.
Their collaborations include:
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"It proved an unwise decision: the firm, crippled by an arbitration. "
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