Also known as the International Style, it was created in the early 20th century in Europe and America and is characterized by asymmetrical compositions, cubic shapes, lack of decoration and the use of metal and glass.
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The Canberra House
A history of modernist residential architecture in Australia's capital. House profiles, architect biographies, essays on styles and a history of Canberra.
Non-profit organization devoted to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the modern movement. Includes aims, activities, publications and conferences.
I. G. Farben Building
Chip Chapin's photographs and history of the complex built l928-31 for Farben to the Bauhaus design of Hans Poelzig. Now part of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
The Modern Committee is a Los Angeles-based volunteer group formed in response to the rapid destruction of post-WWII buildings. Includes listings of endangered and destroyed Modern buildings in southern California.
Wikipedia: Modern Architecture
A description of the development and characteristics of the International Modern style of the twentieth century.
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