Tag: Bauhaus

Barbican Center Housing, London, Chamberlin, Powell & Bon, 1965

An architecture for ordinary people? Modernism

Richard Rogers mentioned in a lecture in 1979 that the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris—the Beaubourg, which had just been completed—is erroneously considered to...

The International Style

The International Style was the name chosen to describe the modernist architecture of the 1920s and early 30s, when the work of architects such...


The Bauhaus was a school of design, founded in Germany in 1919, that had a lasting influence on architecture and the design of all...


The Russian constructivist movement flourished briefly in the 1920s and 30s. Constructivist architects produced breathtaking modern designs, often glorying in unusual and innovative structures....

De Stijl

Dutch architects were in the vanguard of modernism from 1910 to the end of the 1920s. Their De Stijl movement, which produced stunning white...


The expressionist movement had its heyday in Germany and the Netherlands in the 1920s. It brought dramatic new forms—curving walls and faceted domes, for...

Modernism. Definitions, characteristics, leaders of Modernism

Just as the concept of modernity can be understood in different ways, there have been many definitions of modernism in the literature and art...

Concept of elementary composition

The academic textbooks from the turn of the century also confirm the isolation of academic circles. Professor Julien Guadet emphasizes the importance of composition...
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