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Unformatted text preview: Louis Sullivan argued against the use of historical elements in the skyscraper John Welbourn Ruud- Skyscrapers should reflect a new society. Montauk building in 1882. First building with elevators. No true first skyscraper. Home Insurance Building in Chicago in 1885. First steel exoskeleton Differences between Chicago and New York skyscrapers: Chicago had a more youthful outlook in the 1880s. New York looked more to Europe and focused on the aesthetic rather than the technologically advanced Chapter 8: Mid-Late 20 th century skyscrapers Piazza Navona: Defined but announced space Ensembles: Idea of the building and spaces together. Cannot exist without the other. Harmony Baroque notion: Space and movement are one and the same Copenhagen-Amelienborg Renaissance Rome Ukraine Row houses...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course PLAN 5630 taught by Professor Bednar during the Spring '11 term at UVA.
- Spring '11