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Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects

Home to Coca-Cola and to John Portman, that instigator of atrium hotels in the 1960s, Atlanta is one of the fastest growing conurbations in contemporary America.  Unofficial capital of The New South, proud location of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport—"the world’s busiest passenger airport", Atlanta is also home to the architecture team of Mack Scogin and Merrill Elam.  
Since leaving their positions as, respectively, Director of Design and Senior Associate at Heery and Heery, the Atlanta-based mega-firm, in 1984, Scogin and Elam have realised many innovative designs in the Atlanta area; in particular, neighbourhood libraries where one quickly detects a Modernist legacy, the architects’ exploration of structural systems, and their visual wit. While maintaining the practice in Atlanta, Scogin also served as Chairman of the Department of Architecture at Harvard’s Graduate...

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