UNIT 8: GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE & WESTERN HEGEMONY
1. How is modern architecture in the U.S. characterized for the first half of the 20th
century? What architect represented this position?
The tension between the
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Casa de Cobre II in Talca, Chile by Simljan Radic
Similjan Radics Casa de Cobre II and the Land Arts Movement exist within a close
paradigmatic proximity. Both contr
What was the intellectual position that precipitated the Rise to Elegance?
1950s. Architectural form could be wholly a product of through, iterative analysis and rationale.
Architecture tried to do more and more with less and less in o
Describe new objectivity noting what strategies it used.
Purity through abstraction
It used an aesthetic strategy
Most aggressive side of early twentieth century art expressed calculated dismissal of formal representation.
Boston City Hall-Kallman Mckinnell and Knowles, TWA-Saarinen, Berlin GalleryMies, Richards Medical Lab- Kahn, Exeter- Kahn, Indian Insittute of MangementKahn, Salk- Kahn, Kimble- Kahn, Hunstanton School- Smithsons,Leicester