Modern Building Worth a Visit The 1961 IBM Building by James Hunter & Associates was among the first Utah structures to use post-tensioned concrete construction.
Breakout Firm Local, woman-owned firm ajc Architects has built a number of residences, churches, and cultural institutions around town.
Hometown Hero A Chicago-born modern architect who worked with and studied under Mies van der Rohe, John Sugden (1922–2003) contributed many International-style buildings to the city.
Architectural Claim to Fame Moshe Safdie’s Salt Lake City Main Library. “Safdie’s library raised the community’s self-esteem about design excellence,” says Stephen Goldsmith, an associate professor at the University of Utah’s College of Architecture + Planning.
Robert Gordon-Fogelson is the editorial intern at Dwell. He studies twentieth-century design history at the Bard Graduate Center, where his research interests revolve around the history of modern design retailing and the intersection between products, interiors, and architecture.
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