20th Century Sayre Chapter 7 study guide VC edition - THE HUMANITIES Culture Continuity and Change Chapter 7 WITHOUT BOUNDARIES Multiple Meanings in

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THE HUMANITIES: Culture, Continuity, and Change Chapter 7 WITHOUT BOUNDARIES: Multiple Meanings in a Postmodern World With what activity was “postmodern” first associated?What was a hallmark of postmodern architecture? What is Prague’s “Dancing House” meant to evoke?Who wrote the “Gentle Manifesto”? How does it define the postmodern aesthetic? What city became themodel for this new architectural aesthetic? Why? What does the textbook mean by the “modern nomad”? How does “technology designed for movement” contribute to this mindset? What is the architects’ “responsibility”?What materials did Frank Gehry use to surround his house? Why? How is his Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain considered postmodernist? What was the inspiration for Santiago Calatrava’s design for the Port Authority Trans Hudson station?How does a building earn the distinction of being green? How does Renzo Piano’sJean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center in New Caledonia qualify as “green architecture”?Beijing’s Olympic Stadium?

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