6 edition of Modern World Architecture found in the catalog.
February 1, 2008 by Carlton Publishing Group .
Written in English
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Divided into eight clear sections, each movement in architecture from to the present day is represented: Arts and Crafts, Classicism, Organic, Modernism, Postmodernism, Robotic, Cities 4/5.
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Modern architecture, or modernist architecture, was based upon new and innovative technologies of construction, particularly the use of glass, steel and reinforced concrete; the idea that form should follow function (functionalism); an embrace of minimalism; and a rejection of ornament.
It emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II until the s Country: International.
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Modern Architecture and Climate explores how leading architects of the twentieth century incorporated climate-mediating strategies into their designs, and shows how regional approaches to climate adaptability were essential to the development of modern architecture.
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The Industrial Revolution introduced and popularized the use of steel, plate glass, as well as mass-produced components in architecture. These new materials opened up a new world for bold structural frames, with clean lines and plain or shiny surfaces.
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The more than 50 newly commissioned essays revisit canonical topics, and include original approaches and scholarship on neglected aspects of the field. The Modern Aesthetic.
The defining feature of modern architecture is the modern aesthetic (aka the "modern look"), which may be summarized as "plain geometric forms".
Today, we are so accustomed to the modern aesthetic (in everything from household appliances to skyscrapers) that it can be difficult to imagine the controversy surrounding its development.
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The spread of the Roman arch and its cousins, the vault and the dome, has a lasting impact on architecture throughout the world now and then. Without the Romans, there possibly wouldn’t be any Grandeur Cathedrals or the Taj Mahal, one of the.
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A history of modern architecture as a discursive practice. The Portfolio and the Diagram is about the changing ways architects see, read, and use the words and images of architectural publications. Architects today do not use the glossy photographs of magazines in the same way that nineteenth-century architects mobilized the drawings in the grand folios.
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