Arch Lecture 4 Flashcards

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Oscar Niemeyer
Friedrichstrasse Skyscraper Project, 1922, Mies van der Rohe, Berlin.
Weissenhofsiedlung Apartments, 1927, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Stuttgart, Germany.
-French Early Renaissance Chateau Style
-Vanderbilt house
Hotel Particulier, 1923, & Counter-construction, 1924, Theo van Doesburg and Comelis van Eesteren.
Goetheanum II, 1925-28, Dornach, Switzerland. Expressionism
Streetview of Riverside, 1868-9, Olmstead & Vaux, Riverside [near Chicago], IL, USA.
Los Manantiales Restaurant, 1958, Felix Candela, Xochimilco, Mexico. Intersection of hyperbolic parabloids.
Details of East Wing, National Gallery, 1974-8, I. M. Pei, Washington, DC, USA.
Interior of Gropius House, 1937, Walter Gropius, Lincoln, MA, USA.
Waterfall of Kaufman House [Falling Water], 1936-8, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bear Run, PA, USA.
Corner of Crown Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1950-6, Mies van der Rohe, Chicago, IL, USA.
University of Virginia
-academic village
-Roman Republican Ideal
Picture of Einstein Tower, 1920-1, Erich Mendelsohn, Potsdam, Germany. Expressionism.
Futurists fascinated by science and technology as agents of change, and the possibilities of rapid movement in the machine age.
Barcelona Chair in Barcelona Pavilion, 1928-9, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona, Spain.
Brick Country House project, 1924, Mies van der Rohe. Blending constructivist, de stijl, and FLW.
Standard Victorian decoration vs. Hill House, 1903, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Helensburgh, Glasgow, UK.
Crafts by William Morris, 1834-96, produced over 600 designs.
Ward Willets House, 1902, Highland Park, IL, USA. Prairie style - mostly houses, long horizontal lines, rejection of European Revival styles, asymmetrical composition, forward projecting wing.
Courtyard of Barragan House, 1947-48, Mexico City, Mexico.
Theatro Municipal, 1909, Rio de Janeiro.
Plan and construction of Nakagin Capsule Building, 1970, Kisho Kurokawa.
Structure of Cosmic Rays Pavilion, Felix Candela, Mexico City, Mexico.
Roof and interior of National Congress, 1958-1960, Oscar Niemeyer.
Plan of Guggenheim Museum, 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright, New York, NY, USA.
Window and fireplace of Kaufman House [Falling Water], 1936-8, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bear Run, PA, USA.
- sticks pantheon in front of house
-inspiration from paladio's drawings
-glorification of the country farm
Pool and marble corner of Barcelona Pavilion, 1928-9, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona, Spain.
Plan of First Church of Christ Scientists, 1909-11, Bernard Maybeck, Berkeley, CA, USA.
Interior of Glasgow School of Art, 1897-1909, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow, UK.
Ramp and plan of National Congress, 1958-1960, Oscar Niemeyer. Playful freedom of forms, shapes, and spaces fitted into either contrasting or integrated relationship to the landscape.
Sunset at US Air Force Academy, 1958, SOM, Colorado Springs, CO, USA.
Tribune Building
9-10 stories high thanks to invention of Otis elevator
Rotch House, 1845, A. J. Davis, New Bedford, MA, USA. Gothic Revival suburban cottage.
City in the Air Project, 1962, Arata Isozaki. Metabolism, metabolic analogy for the nature of the modern city and its parts.
City Beautiful Plan for Chicago
-beautify cities in america using beaux- arts design principles
- Daniel Burnham
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