Lecture 20 - Concrete to Latin America - Lecture 20 Questioning orthodox modernism The rise of concrete What is monumentality Mass and monumentality

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Lecture 20 Questioning orthodox modernism: The rise of concrete What is monumentality? Mass and monumentality Louis I. Kahn, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 1951-53 Louis I. Kahn, Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, 1959-65 Brutalism Paul Rudolph, Yale Art and Architecture Building, New Haven, CT, 1958-62 Marcel Breuer, Whitney Museum, New York, NY 1966 Modernism and nation building in Latin America Brazil: Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer, Brasilia, begun 1957 Mexico: Juan O’Gorman, Diego Rivera House, Mexico City, 1932 UNAM campus (various architects), esp. Juan O’Gorman, Library Building, Mexico City, 1953 Los Jardines del Pedregal Luis Barragán, Barragán House, Mexico City, 1947-48 Barragán, Egerstrom House, Los Clubes Development Mexico City, 1963-64 For further reading Carter Wiseman, Louis I. Kahn: Beyond Time and Style (2007) Keith Eggener, Luis Barragan’s Gardens of El Pedregal (2001) Vocabulary brutalism servant and served spaces space frame corduroy concrete
Louis Kahn, (1951) Parthenon Louis Kahn: What is monumentality?

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