The Development of Architecture in the 20th Century
... historical forms, but on geometry and nature.
Wright’s work was published in Europe in
1910 and was highly influential among the
architectural avant-garde there. By the 1920s,
several startlingly innovative buildings, now
recognized as Modernist icons, had been
completed in Europe. Although the most ...
The Architectural Represanatations of Two Building
... located first recognized by Selim the Third whom made several reformations that can be
considered as the first modernization movements in Ottoman Empire. Selim the Third
puts the name of the region by using two range stones (which can be seen in the
courtyard of the mosque) in order to shoot an egg ...
Culture and Politics: The Relationship between the Modernist
... In my analysis, I have drawn significant contributions from Michel Foucault
(2010), Norbert Elias (1982), and Pierre Bourdieu (1984). Most important about Elias
and Bourdieu’s argument is the manner in which they demonstrate the mutual influence
between social structures and individual agencies, foc ...
Circa: Historical Property Development Summary
... Coined in 1947 by architectural critic Lewis Mumford, the Bay Region Tradition is a
regional vernacular architecture endemic to the San Francisco Bay Area that is woodsy,
informal, and anti-urban. The Bay Region Tradition evolved over nearly 100 years and
has since been classified into First, Second ...
Session 4: International Modern
... One example of the historical process of
rationalization is the systematization of the building
industry, which occurred in the 17th century as part of
major social & political restructuring undertaken by the
Tokugawa Shoguns to consolidate their hold on power.
This included the publication of carpe ...
... similar to other parks and municipal gardens of
different scales in Turkey. As Bozdoğan points out,
these parks—characterised by ‘geometrically
shaped pools’ with fountains and regularised landscape design—played an important role in building
a secular, ‘young’ and ‘healthy’ nation that broke
American modernism, like modernism in general, is a trend of thought that affirms the power of human beings to create, improve, and reshape their environment, with the aid of scientific knowledge, technology and practical experimentation, and is thus in its essence both progressive and optimistic. American modernism is an artistic and cultural movement in the United States starting at the turn of the 20th century with its core period between World War I and World War II and continuing into the 21st century.