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The International Style in Architecture

The International Style in Architecture

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will explore the International Style in architecture.

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Image Credits

Image of Gropius, Bauhaus Dessau, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bauhaus_Dessau,Gropiusallee.jpg Schroder House; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RietveldSchroederhuis.jpg , Villa Savoye; Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:VillaSavoye.jpg, Seagram Building; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NewYorkSeagram_04.30.2008.JPG, Seagram Building, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NewYorkSeagram_04.30.2008.JPG



Terms to Know
  • Cantilever

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

  • International Style

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

  • Pilotis

    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.

  • Reinforced Concrete

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