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The International Style

The International Style

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will explore the International Style in architecture.

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Notes on "The International Style"

Citations:

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;

TERMS TO KNOW
  • International Style

    An architectural style based upon the philosophy that "form follows function" and characterized by having qualities of volume, balance, with no ornamentation.

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    Concrete material that has been strengthened usually by embedded steel rods.

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    An architectural construction technique seen in bridges, buildings, and balconies that uses a support beam that overhangs without bracing.

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    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.