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Unformatted text preview: INTERNATIONAL STYLE: GROPIUS, LeCORBUSIER, M IES I. Sullivan a. The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered i. Discussed need to make buildings functional and philosophically/psychologically meaningful b. Autobiography of an Idea i. Traces how he came to his architectural style and ideas c. Kindergarten Chats i. Dialogue ii. What is function and the role of form? iii. Form ever follows function 1. Picked up by Wright iv. Form and function must be locked together I I. Wright a. 1890s-1910 great beginning b. 1935-1937 Falling Water i. Perfect human house wrapped by nature and emulating nature ii. Organic emulating nature c. Autobiography i. 1932, 1943, 1954 d. Venetian Palace i. Didnt want modern architecture in Venice ii. Wright argued hes not a modern architect, but resourceful to create a building e. Buildings, Plans, Designs i. Berlin 1910-1911 ii. US didnt like modernist cause 1. Chicago Worlds Fair was Roman architecture 2. Chicago Tribune competition classical won...
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