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Transcript of Architecture
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Triumph of middle class
Mills and factories
An era of revolutionary changes affecting every aspect of life
-four times as resistant to compression as stone
-forty times as resistant to tension and bending as stone
Late nineteenth and early twentieth century revivals (1890-1940)
-Structural frame of concrete, metal, or timber supporting the floors, roof, and exterior treatment.
The Manchester Museum
Port of Liverpool Building
Sydney Opera House
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
One of the most enduring symbols of France and the industrial age
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
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