Lever House by SOM

Lever House by SOM

Analyzed by Students:
Brian Lonsway, Amira Joelson, Melanie Loui, David Williams

Lever House

Lever house is composed of a thin slab-like tower resting upon a horizontal podium, separated from the ground by piloti. Often cited as an example of High Modernism, the Lever House with its inclusion of a public courtyard and use of modern materials was seen the as a paradigm for corporate architecture of the1950's.