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Modernist Maverick

  • Aired: 09/01/2013
  • 26:41
  • Rating: NR
American architect William L. Pereira designed structures and places around the world ranging from San Francisco's iconic Transamerica Pyramid to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: the University of California, San Diego Geisel Library to the master plan for California's Irvine Ranch and the Los Angeles International Airport. Modernist Maverick surveys Pereira's career.
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Modernist Maverick surveys Pereira's career in architecture, urban planning and design.
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