11:22 - Early modernism- moves away from historic...

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Early modernism- moves away from historic references Rudolph and Kahn- move back towards it, achieve solidity, but cannot make it too monumental and appear like fascist architecture Yale university art gallery, Kahn Transparency combined with brick walls; juxtaposition Sense of order and harmony through use of geometric elements that is not monotonous Basic forms of geometry, platonic materials used in forth right fashion, reflecting way Le Corbusier’s use of texture directness, authenticity ethereal level- heavy concrete triangle that “floats” Kahn- Represented how modern arch has become part of academia; institutionalized. Builds very few corporate facilities, focused on academic buildings- on a non corporate track, allow experimentation (schools) Upenn med research building Upenn articulates order: servant and served space : separate services- heating and ac duct work, electrical wires into servant areas and serve other spaces in the building. Present services in served spaces. Series of vertical brick towers (the servants) along perimeter of building
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course ENVIRDES 574 taught by Professor Markhamin during the Spring '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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