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  • The Impact Of The International Style In Art And Deco Architecture

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    Art Deco architecture style was started before the International Style was found. Art deco architecture mostly using materials such as stucco, concrete and smooth surface stone. Glass blocks with steel and aluminum frame already found before the

  • The International Style : Architecture

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    The international style is a major architectural style that came out in 1920s and 1930s in the form of a modern architecture, with an emphasis more on architectural style, form and aesthetic than the social aspects of the modern movement. The international style is a modern form of architecture because it reduces the cultural traditional decoration, introduces the use of glass and steel and creates an open interior. It relied on pure geometric forms, with ornamentation stripped from facades to reveal

  • Munson-Proctor Art Institute Essay

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    started to move away from the influence of Mies and the International Style. The international style of architecture emerged in the 1920’s and 1930’s. You can see this style of architecture in photo A. Common characteristics of International Style buildings are said to be rectilinear forms, ligh taut plane surfaces that have been completely stripped of applied ornamentation and decoration, and open interior spaces. The typical materials of this style are glass and steel usually combined with less visible

  • The Progression Of The Design Movement

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    huge difference. Every era has a movement that has its own design characteristic such as, in the Revolution: The Industrial Revolution, in the Reformers: the Shakers, in the Innovations: Art Nouveau, and the Bauhaus, and in the Modernism: The International Style, and Environmental Modern. In addition, starting with the Revolution, Reformers, Innovation,

  • Art Museum Of Fort Worth Texas

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    This influence and style continued at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth Texas. Louis Kahn is a modern architect that designed the Kimbell Art Museum. Kahn emerged from the Beaux-Arts movement but became one of the foremost American Modernist architects of the 1950’s and 60’s (Kimball, 1990). Kahn created a building for the Kimbell Art Museum that also complimented the art and did not distract the viewer (Kimball, 1990). He was commissioned to design the Kimbell Art Museum from 1966-1972).

  • Why The International Typographic Style

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    The focus of this essay is to explain why the International Typographic Style or “Swiss” style was so important to the mid twentieth century and how it got started. Firstly, it is an art movement that internationally began in the 1950’s, but the origins can be traced back at least thirty years. It can be thought of as a combination of elements from other movements such as Constructivism, De Stijl and the Bauhaus. According to Richard Hollis’ book Swiss Graphic Design, there are “at least three factors

  • Essay on Modern and Post-Modernism Architecture

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    minimalism (Linder, 2004); buildings were functional and economical rather than comfortable and beautifully decorated. The post-modernism architecture, however, is called a “neo-eclectic, significantly assuming the role of a regeneration of period styles for designing houses, and a never-ending variety of forms and characteristics, asymmetrical designs for commercial buildings” (Fullerton Heritage, 2008). An example of these two polar opposites, “Less is more” made by Mies van der Rohe in 1928 (Blake

  • Differences Between Modernism And Postmodernism

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    Architecture world Modernism Looking into the modern Architecture movement I found out that, Modernism is the single most important new style or philosophy of architecture and design of the 20th century, associated with an inquisitive approach to the function of buildings, a strictly balanced use of materials, a move open approach to the structural innovation and the dismissal of ornament

  • Wolfgang Weingarts Style And The International Swiss Design Style

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    Compare And Contrast Wolfgang Weingarts Style And The International Swiss Typography Style. Summarise Weingart Techniques. The word “Weingart” originated from his students. This began the era of “The Weingart Style” and it spread around. I will explore the differences of Wolfgang Weingarts work and the International Swiss Typography style. Showing how his work is unique compared to the modern swiss typography. I will focus on a range of different techniques that Weingart experimented with and how

  • What Is The Similarities Between Villa Mairea And Baker House

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    in Villa Mairea while the shape of the whole building of Baker House is obviously showing the curving snake form. Nonetheless,some of the design ideas in Villa Mairea are different from Baker House. For examples, the transformation of the design style, from traditional to modern due to the request by the owner of Villa Mairea, the open concept into the plan and also the transformation of materials which is the change of the floor furnishing to make the villa more interesting. For Baker House, open