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Modernism and Arcitecture

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Vincenzo Balistreri

on 29 April 2010

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MODERNISM AND ARCHITECTURE Modernist Movement Started after WWI
Use of Modern Material
Involved Principles of Functionalism
Rejected ornamentation
1850s, glass and iron become appreciated
France begins using concrete
First major modernist architecture, France 1889
Modern Architecture
Accepted by the 1920s
Views on building has changed Architecture Advances
Sky Scrapers
Use of Space
Efficient Philip Johnson Works Cited
Craven, Jackie. "Philip Johnson's Glass House - Modern Houses - Architecture Pictures." Architecture and House Styles - Architecture and House Styles Facts and Photos. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. <http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/Modern-and-Postmodern-Houses/Glass-House.htm>.
"The Glass House | Philip Johnson." The Philip Johnson Glass House. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. <http://philipjohnsonglasshouse.org/history/bios/johnson/>.
"Modern Architecture." Answers.com: Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Encyclopedias. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. <http://www.answers.com/topic/modern-architecture>.
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