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By Klaus Richter

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A advisor to the structure of the late-19th and the 20 th century. It incorporates a dictionary of names and ideas; 23 double pages of architectural types, colleges and activities from 1870 to the tip of the 20 th century; 50 key architectural initiatives illustrated with pictures and drawings and followed by means of remark; parallel chronologies which position architectural advancements within the context of global occasions; and an summary of architectural heritage from antiquity to the present.

-A dictionary of names and ideas
-23 double pages of architectural kinds, colleges and events from 1870 to the current.
-50 key architectural tasks illustrated with images and drawings and followed by way of informative observation.
-Parallel chronologies position architectural advancements within the context of worldwide occasions.
-Overview of architectural background from antiquity to the present.
About the Author
The writer Klaus Richter studied portray and structure and is a contract artist and architect. he's the writer of "Art: From Impressionism to the Internet", Sightline's first quantity on twentieth century paintings.

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In the city's exposed. This uncompromis- destroyed Hansa Quarter, interna- ing display of materials was intendshow how, and of what, building was made. Brutalism tional architects ed nations erected apartment build- left to the was a worldwide architectural trend in the 1950s, and it contin- ings in from thirteen contemporary public housing in styles that subsequent set the standards for — Germany ues to influence architects to this veritable open-air design school for day. the country's Architects of the period: Le Corbusier, Louis I.

Keeping with abounds and in his choice of name for this new urban gardens and greenery. " A recognizable emerge, however, influenced by the Arts and movement, which drew on vernacular and medieval themes. 51 1911-13 Fag us Factory, Alfeld-an-der-Leine Architect: Walter Gropius The Fagus Factory, designed at a time which manufactured shoemalcer's when Gropius was sharing an lasts, was office in Berlin with his partner Adolf Meyer. He was not approached by the contractor until the plans for the building, drawn up by an experien- ced industrial architect, had already been submitted to the building authorities for approval.

And abandoned the traditions, the monolithic facades began to open buildings up and exterior space natural or process. Style, ® to air to interpenetrate. A new most and primary interiors of the hygiene, in and sunlight, allowing manmade, was now taken emerged 1917, historical styles and hermetic Encouraged by improvements 19th century. in impact on architecture in Europe between the they interior The environment, whether into account in the design direction in architecture, the International in Europe.

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