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Architecture

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Celina Kozlowski

on 15 January 2015

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Transcript of Architecture

Architecture
design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
Triumph of middle class
Mills and factories
Unions
Materials

Inspiration
Impact
An era of revolutionary changes affecting every aspect of life


Cast Iron
-four times as resistant to compression as stone
Wrought Iron
-forty times as resistant to tension and bending as stone
Skeleton Structures
Late nineteenth and early twentieth century revivals (1890-1940)
Edwardian (1901-1910)
-Structural frame of concrete, metal, or timber supporting the floors, roof, and exterior treatment.
Modernistic (1925-1970)
Styles
The Manchester Museum
Port of Liverpool Building
Sydney Opera House
Introduction
Two principal characteristics distinguish the architecture during this period of time
the use of historical styles
the development of new materials
The Eiffel Tower
Constructed as entrance for the Paris' World's Fair
Designed by Gustave Eiffel
301 meters
One of the most enduring symbols of France and the industrial age
Social Effects
The Amalienburg
Located in southern Germany
Designed and constructed by Francois de Cuvillies
Syon House Estate
Located in west London
Designed by architect Robert Adam
Last standing residence with a complete country estate in Greater London
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
One of the20th century`s strongest architects
Designed many European structures including the Barcelona Pavillion
Won the AIA Gold Medal and Presidential Medal of Freedom
Le Coubusier
Known as one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture
Made three major architectural discoveries
One of the most influencial 20th century architects
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