Presentation on theme: "Modern Architecture Lauden Sullivan. Characteristics Started to show up around 1920 and still exists today Main principle “Form follows Function” The."— Presentation transcript:
Characteristics Started to show up around 1920 and still exists today Main principle “Form follows Function” The concept of “True to Materials” is shown, not changing a material from how it naturally is. Uses wood, plastics, metals, industrially produced materials.
Characteristics cont. Used all around the world. Can have as many stories from 1 to 120 Three main architects in France, and and in Germany Most buildings are streamline or look futuristic
Characteristics cont. The main elements of design modern architects use are lines and proportion They use verticle lines in tall buildings to make them look strong. Proportion, the buildings are taller than they are wide or the opposite
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