(T1) 20th Century Early European Modernism

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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ARC 1701 Architectural History for Non Majors Summer Term 20 th Century: Early European Modernism – The International Style (01) Cultural, Social & Technical Context of Early Modernism - Utopian values rooted in rationality, economy & function - Industrial mass production & design = quality of life for everyone - Rejection of "ornament" and cultural traditions in buildings (anti-war) - “War of Words”: Loos, Le Corbusier, Gropius against the establishment - Reinforced concrete "ferro cement" technology improves (August Perret) (02) Adolf Loos: " Ornament and Crime " (1908) and the " Raumplan " - The Steiner House, Vienna (1910) simple geometry w/ no ornament (03) The Deutscher Werkbund " German Products Association " (1907) (04) Peter Behrens: AEG design coordinator (1907), trained architects - AEG Turbine Factory, Berlin (1909) (05) A New Revolutionary Architecture in Europe - Futurism in Italy: Antonio Saint'Elia " New City " (1913) - Constructivism in Russia:
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