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Modernism in Architecture. Old Toronto City Hall, 1899. Romanesque Revival style.

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1 Modernism in Architecture

2 Old Toronto City Hall, Romanesque Revival style

3 Home Insurance Building, Chicago, 1885 Flat Iron Building, N.Y.C., 1902 New technology: steel girder skeletons...

4 New technology, old fashioned styles…

5 Antoni Gaudi, 1905 Breaking with the past; new design aesthetics.

6 Antoni Gaudi, Casa Mila Apartments,

7 C.R. Mackintosh; Glasgow School of Art,

8 Frank Lloyd Wright: Robie House,

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10 Frank Lloyd Wright: Guggenheim Museum,

11 Bauhaus School of Art and Design Dessau, Germany, 1925

12 Bauhaus Design

13 Le Corbusier: The International Style Villa Savoye, 1929

14 Le Corbusier: Villa Savoye interior, 1929

15 Le Corbusier: Unité d’Habitation,

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18 Philip Johnson: Glass House, 1949

19 Mies van der Rohe: Farnsworth House, 1950

20 Mies van der Rohe: sketch of a glass tower

21 Mies van der Rohe: TD Centre, Toronto, 1967

22 Le Corbusier’s vision of Paris

23 Nathan Philips Square, Toronto

24 Government Center, Boston

25 Oscar Niemeyer : Brazilia

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27 Jane Jacobs said: Modernism didn’t work.


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