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    became an icon of modern living. As an architect he has been one of the most innovative and interesting ones of his time, but, unfortunately, this role has not been so often recognized in him by the historians.  M. Breuer belongs to a generation to which time and fame have not been so generous with. W. Gropius, Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier, in fact, when Breuer was in his twenties, had already began to give their contribute to the birth of a new era in architecture: the Modern Movement. Only

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    Modern Style Modern architectural style Widely considered to be the newest and youngest form of architectural style, this style requires the architects to design structures while considering important features such as function, location site, and environment. This is a very important concept to remember for modern architects. The main function of any building is to define its form; this notion was coined by Louis Sullivan, a mentor to Lloyd Wright. This creates the idea behind the development of

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    experiment with its structural abilities through his designs. The modern industry, as well as the political disorder which came about following the First World War, motivated his innovative design philosophies which appeared in

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    How has Roman architecture affected us today in terms of modern architecture?   Table of content: Table of Contents Introduction: 3 Review of Literature: 4 Methodology and Presentation of Findings: 11 Processing of Findings: 13 Conclusion: 15 Bibliography: 16 Appendix: 17   Introduction: The purpose of this ORTO is to illustrate the extend to which Roman architecture, from the late 2nd centaury BC to the 4th century AD, had an influence and effect of modern western architecture. Therefore the

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    movie that professors require first year architecture students to watch. It would be educational and provide an entertaining way to learn about the impact of architecture on society. 3. The movie takes place in 12 AD Rome and in 2016 at the University of Cincinnati. 12 AD is a time that Vitruvius would have been alive and Augustus would have been emperor. It’s a time before De Architectura was completed so that the lessons Vitruvius learns in the modern world could influence the collection of

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    of revival. These periods are often reflected through architecture as architects, developers, engineers, lay people and even the national governments seek to reflect history with the inclusion of modernity, meaning modern buildings with elements of tradition as well as all the modern amenities sought by users. In an architectural sense much of the focus is on theory within the academy, while the actual development of a great deal of architecture is not produced by university trained architects. There

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    Contemporary architecture indicates to the style of today’s architecture. Its style is not defined; because it is constantly changing, plus it choses different styles and eras. On the other hand, Modern Architecture has defined its style. It describes a specific era design, that it leads to the history of machination and to the 1920s – 1950s styles. Many people mistaken in defining modern architecture and contemporary architecture, say that both of them are completely the same. This research paper

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    1. The “Five Points of Modern Architecture” was a manifesto for architecture written in 1926 by Charles-Edouard Jeanerette – better known as Le Corbusier - emphasizing what he believed were five principles that any building meant to be modern should have. One building which exemplifies each of these points is Corbusier’s own Villa Savoye, built 1929-31 in Poissy, France. Corbusier’s first point of modern architecture is known as inclusion of ‘pilotis’. Pilotis refers to Corbusier’s innovative idea

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    Architect Frank Gehry stated, “Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.” Architecture is in almost every aspect of human life. It surrounds people whether it is a home or the tall sky scrapers all around in a big city. Architecture is created for the modern age but is often influenced by classic architecture that makes these buildings “timeless”. Modern architecture has been greatly influenced by Ancient Roman architecture in several ways including building materials

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    TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE VS MODERN ARCHITECTURE We are used to hear the word architecture is always accompanied by the word of art. As all the books of historical and private architecture references said the art triangle is: architecture, sculpture and painting. Architecture was on the top of the list, or the leader of Fine Arts so that's why it named by Romanian as a mother of the art. Architecture is not just a kind of the art because it grew up and formed as a scientific basis of social to achieve

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