Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: United Nations Headquarters [complex]

Accession Number: 
196840
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View: 
generalView
View Title: 
Interior, Conference Building, Security Council Chamber
Date of View: 
6/21/2011
Image description: 
The Conference Building faces the East River between the General Assembly Building and the Secretariat. The Conference Building holds the Security Council Chamber, which was a gift from Norway and was designed by the Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg. The oil canvas mural depicting a phoenix rising from its ashes by Norwegian artist Per Krogh hangs at the front of the room.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module EIGHT
Culture: 
American
Work Types: 
Architecture; government structures; government office buildings
Work Types: 
Architecture; government structures; legislative buildings
Preferred Title: 
United Nations Headquarters [complex]
Agent Display: 
Harrison and Abramovitz (American architectural firm, 1945-1976)
Date: 
1961 (alteration)
Materials: 
steel; concrete; glass
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Measurement: 
17 ac (area, land site)
Alternate Title: 
United Nations Building
Locations: 
New York, New York, United States
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Modernist
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Style/Period: 
International Style (modern European architecture style)
Classification: 
Architecture