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Spot a Style: International

From the early 1930s to the late 1980s, International Style architecture was the main choice for office buildings and other large commercial or institutional projects, especially in the US and Canada. 395 more words

Architecture And Design

THE MASTERPIECE OF MY EVERY-DAY LIFE. The US Embassy in Athens, Greece by Walter Gropius.

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For every theme i research I know more or less what to say…. But when they have to do with my childhood? 679 more words



Bauhaus, was an art school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicized and taught. 1,240 more words

Modernist Architecture

Modernist architecture is a term applied to an overarching movement, with its exact definition and scope varying widely. The term is often applied to modernist movements at the turn of the 20th century, with efforts to reconcile the principles underlying architectural design with rapid technological advancement and the modernization of society. 191 more words

Dr. William Thornton's Octagon House and TAC's AIA Headquarters

One and half blocks southwest of the White House stands the Octagon designed by Thornton and completed in 1800, for John Tayloe, whom President Washington talked into building an estate in Washington,DC, no doubt to encourage the city’s growth.   67 more words

Architectural History

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Passage éclair dans le passé, un endroit que j’ai arpenté de long en large quand j’étais enfant : le siège de l’UNESCO. Il me semble que rien n’a changé dans ce vaste édifice inauguré à la fin des années 50. 570 more words