Architecture: From Art Nouveau to Deconstructivism (Prestel by Klaus Richter

By Klaus Richter

Above ordinary experiment, yet now not excessive quality.
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A consultant 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, faculties and hobbies from 1870 to the tip of the 20 th century; 50 key architectural initiatives illustrated with pictures and drawings and observed by way of remark; parallel chronologies which position architectural advancements within the context of global occasions; and an summary of architectural background from antiquity to the present.

Contents
-A dictionary of names and ideas
-23 double pages of architectural kinds, faculties and events from 1870 to the current.
-50 key architectural initiatives illustrated with pictures and drawings and observed by means of informative statement.
-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 artwork.

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52 and steel, the style and Plant layout The Fagus Factory was the first building to demonstrate the degree of transparency that could be achieved in reinforced concrete con- struction. Gropius recessed the load-bearing members behind the transparent facade, and extended the glazing around the corners to produce a building volume of unprecedented lightness. The base, cornice, piers brick, set off and vestibule block were executed in ocher-yellow by dark gray window frames of fine-section steel and horizontal bands of sheet metal on the floors.

52 and steel, the style and Plant layout The Fagus Factory was the first building to demonstrate the degree of transparency that could be achieved in reinforced concrete con- struction. Gropius recessed the load-bearing members behind the transparent facade, and extended the glazing around the corners to produce a building volume of unprecedented lightness. The base, cornice, piers brick, set off and vestibule block were executed in ocher-yellow by dark gray window frames of fine-section steel and horizontal bands of sheet metal on the floors.

Color design element in the decor. The interpenetration between interior was was also an important and exterior space, created by walls that extend uninterrupted from the balconies into the rooms, is an aspect that would later reappear in the houses de- signed by Bauhaus architects. 61 1927-28 RusAKOv Workers' Club, Moscow Architect: Konstantin In the wake became of World War I, the need for radical social change increasingly apparent to Russian artists and architects, who embarked on arts Melnikov unprecedented experimentation and architecture.

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