This lesson discusses different examples of the International Style of architecture.
Image of Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:VillaSavoye.jpg; Image of Mies van der Rohe, Seagram Building, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NewYorkSeagram_04.30.2008.JPG; Image of Niemeyer, Brazilian National Congress, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Brazilian_National_Congress.jpg;
An architectural style based upon the philosophy that "form follows function" and characterized by having qualities of volume, balance, with no ornamentation.
Concrete material that has been strengthened usually by embedded steel rods.
An architectural construction technique seen in bridges, buildings, and balconies that uses a support beam that overhangs without bracing.
Supports such as columns or piers, usually made of reinforced concrete, that raise a building off of the ground and create an open ground level.