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  • Compare And Contrast Regionalism And International Architecture

    Dina abdulmalek Compare and Contrast Critical Regionalism vs. International Style Intro For international style, the prime architectural symbol is no longer the dense brick, but the open box. For regionalism, the styling tied to geographical and cultural context. Critical regionalism and international style have many differences in their beginning, their pioneers, their philosophy, and the architecture how was influenced by Definition International style is architectural style buildings…

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  • Modern Architecture In America

    While Le Corbusier, the famous American architect was obviously one of the pioneers of this movement. This phenomenon can be seen particularly in reading 2,3,5 and 6. In reading 2, the author first mentioned how China was used to be a country that stayed with…

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  • Modernism In Latin America

    Successful modern architectures have been survived throughout the world. Those architectures were adapted themselves to new circumstances so-called ‘region’ Since First World War, global modernism had a big impact on the Latin America. Modernism has become the dominant global movement. Not only modern architecture appears European cities and United States, but also a lot of Latin America cities have started have modern style of architectures. It was not familiar to area where they have their own…

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  • Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In Architecture

    place in modern architecture design. Banham explains how Loos’s writings were inspirational, particularly to their role in inspiring the Futurists, the Dadaists, and the emerging modern movement. As well as being architecturally seen in the works of Le Corbusier and Erich Mendelsohn, Richard Neutra, and Rudolf Schindler. Banham does not discuss Loos’s built work in depth but he states that Loos’s work doesn’t reflect his argument for modern architecture that is ornament…

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  • Mango House Analysis

    The Mango House- “Form follows Function” The Mango house is the physical manifestation of a quest to connect with the natural environment. The house is a reflection of the architect's creative sensibilities; its essence being simplicity in thought and expression - taking shape through the form, its spaces and building materials. The site has been defined by the coordinates of several existing majestic mango trees. Hence, the ‘function’ is the conservation of these 100-odd-year-old inhabitants;…

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  • Case Study: The Blue Planet-National Aquarium Denmark

    Den blå Planet/The blue Planet - National Aquarium Denmark The Architecture/Building The outlines of the building instantly show the approach of experiential building design as well as the strong underlying concept. As the building would be seen from water, land and air, every angle had to be aesthetically pleasing. It was the architect’s wish that the building should invite interpretation and at the same time stimulate the imagination. It can be seen as a success that 3XN was able to keep…

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  • Le Corbusier

    Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (1887-1965, commonly known as Le Corbusier), was a well known modern artist and architect from Switzerland, later situated in France. His career years were later in the modernism period, yet he is called ‘the grandfather’ of modern architecture. In this essay, I will be discussing how Le Corbusier’s work in painting and in architecture, was breaking traditions of the past and embracing new ways of doing art. When Le Corbusier moved to Paris, he met Amédée Ozenfant, a…

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  • Postmodernism Movement Analysis

    The postmodernism movement aimed at breaking the hold that modern design had on designers and their skills. As the author (Anon., 2015) said "something warmer, brighter and more experimental." Postmodernism was an outwardly exciting multifaceted style that ran from the bright to the ruinous, the ridiculous to the sumptuous. It conveyed a radical flexibility to craftsmanship and outline through signals that were regularly interesting, once in a while angry and periodically ridiculous. The greater…

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  • Analysis Of Master Builders By Frank Llyod Wright

    Modernism, a revolution movement started in the 20th century, is a style when “form follows function”, as quoted from Louis Sullivan, the famous Frank Llyod Wright’s mentor. Wright was one of the pioneers of Modern Architecture and his masterpiece, the Fallingwater, was perhaps his best interpretation of Modernism. Located in rural Southwestern of Pennsylvania, the Fallingwater is so popular that it is often mentioned in many architecture books regarding its application to the site. B.B.…

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  • Jack The Ripper: Social Media Analysis

    In the first half of 2016, the United States alone has had over 136 mass shootings (by definition, an incident in which four or more people are wounded or killed), and is growing rapidly. (Gun Violence Archive) This topic in particular has been one of heavy discussion in the past few years, due to a wide range of interests. Is it because of the current implementation on firearm laws in the United States, or something much more sinister? In today’s world, the moment that a mass shooting erupts…

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