Course Review 1 - University of California, Berkeley...

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University of California, Berkeley Professor Littmann Architecture 170b An Historical Survey of Architecture and Urbanism Architecture 170b Course Review 1 5/15/2007 Timeline o 1607 – Colonization of America o 1730 – Picturesque Landscapes (English Gardens) o ____ - Age of Enlightenment o ____ - Industrial Revolution o 1868 – Upper class Suburbs o ____ - Public Buildings o o 1890 – Electric Street Car o ____ - Arts and Crafts / Arts Nouveou o ____ - Rise of Totalitarian Architecture o ____ - Skyscrapers o ____ - Great Depression – Project Housing o 1947 – Levittown o ____ - Cold War o ____ - International Style o ____ - Baby Boom : Suburbs for the middle / working class o ____ - Post Modernism New Housing Technologies, Mass Production o Farnsworth House – Mies van der rohe – 1951 – Plano, Illinois Less is More First Domestic House Mies van der rohe Came from Europe From the German Bauhaus o Gropius founded the Bauhaus Fled the War to America Planned the Illinois Tech Campus Remove all signs of assembly o Domino House – Le Corbusier – 1915 Never Build Prototype Le Corbusier Lifting off the ground Flat Roof for gardens o Such that space covered is reused Proportion, Golden Section o La Jolla Worr’s Club Concrete tilt up frame Irving Gill Course Review 1 1 of 4 5/15/2007 Written By Raymond Leung
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