Kiley, Daniel Urban

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Kiley, Daniel Urban (1912–2004). American architect and landscape-architect, a disciple of Olmsted. He began to collaborate with Eero Saarinen in 1947 on the competition for the design of the Jefferson Memorial Park, St Louis, MO, but the realized scheme (including the Gateway Arch) was Saarinen's. He designed the landscaping at Saarinen's Irwin Miller House, Columbus, IN (1955–7), and the approaches to the same architect's Dulles Airport, Washington, DC (1955–8). Kiley worked with several American architects: he designed the terrace and roof-gardens of Roche & Dinke-loo's Oakland Museum, CA (1961–9), and the water-garden for Pei's Fountain Place, Dallas, TX (mid-1980s). Among other works may be cited the Henry Moore Sculpture Garden, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (1987–9), the Scholar Garden, Rockefeller University, Manhattan, NYC (early 1990s), the interior atria of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (1970–1), the Pierpont Morgan Library, NYC (1987–8), the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France (1991–2—with Richard Rogers), and the National Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC (1982–3— with SOM). One of his earlier works as an architect was the Court for the Nuremberg Trials (1945).

Bibliography

Cerver (1995);
Kalman (1994);
Hilderbrand et al. (1999);
Kiley & and Amidon (1999);
W. Saunders (ed.) (1999);
The Times (9 Mar. 2004) 33;
Walker & and Simo (1994)