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Architect Myron Goldsmith/ SOM
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Location Kitt Peak, Arizona   map
Date 1962   timeline
Building Type research center, observatory
Climate temperate
Context rural, mountain top
Style Modern
Notes form–follows–function.
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Discussion Solar Telescope Commentary

An powerful, elegant form from a technical program.

Resources
Sources on Solar Telescope

William S. Saunders. Modern Architecture—Photographs by Ezra Stoller. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Publishers, 1990. ISBN 0-8109-3816-2. exterior photo, p72. — A wonderful & inspiring book of beautiful photographs by the master of architectural photography. Available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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