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ARTH 281 : Modern Architecture II

Milan 1890

Beaux-Arts architecture, Picturesque Movement, neoclassicism, Art Nouveau, Classical Revival, Arts and Crafts Movement

Johannesburg 2000

Turbine Hall Johannesburg; Architecture South Africa


Amsterdam 1925

Amsterdam School style, brick expressionism, public buildings, housing for working class, Jan Frederik ("Frits") Staal

Lyon 1925

Tony Garnier, Edouard Herriot Hospital, quartier des Etats-Unis, Art Deco


Paris 1900

Belle Epoque, First World War, Beaux-Arts, neo-Byzantine, neo-Gothic, Art Deco, Grand Palais, Petit Palais, Galeries Lafayette, Societe Generale, Gare de Lyon, Train Blue cafe, Gare d'Orsay, Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre, Railroad Station, Department Store, Office Building, Residential, Hectar Guimard, Paul Abadie, Anatole de Baudot, Jacques Hermant, Victor Laloux

Paris 1990

Modernism, supermodernism, Grands Projets of François Mitterrand, Jean Nouvel, Institut du Monde Arabe, Fondation Cartier, Tour Montparnasse, Centre Pompidou, Pyramid du Grand Louvre, IM Pei, Musee d'Orsay, Opera Bastille, Grande Arche de la Defense, HLM / public housing


Barcelona 1900

Antoni Gaudi: Palau Guell, La Sagrada Familia, Catalan art nouveau (aka Modernisme & modernistes), Noucentisme, Moderniste giants- Domenech i Montaner, Puig i Cadafalch, 1992 Summer Olympic Games

San Francisco 1900

Presidio heights, edwardian, victorian houses, fire in 1906, willis polk, 1903 Merchants Exchange Building, revival architecture, mass production of housing materials, Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts, Neo-Georgian, Baroque Revival and the Beaux-Arts style, multi-unit flats , 19th century commercial (two-story brick buildings with decorative details that included exposed anchor bolts, triangular or curvilinear pediments over windows and cornices supported on decorative brackets), Warehouse/Industrial Buildings, Chicago School, Commercial, cartouche, festoon, or garland, reinforced concrete and steel-frame building techniques, Gothic and Romanesque architectural detailing, Classic Revival, Queen Anne, First Bay

Tradition, Colonial Revival, Romanesque Revival, Beaux Arts, Classical Revival, Tudor Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman


Mexico City 1930

modernism, Diego Rivera, Mexican Revolution, Porfirio Díaz, Porfiriato, José Vasconcelos, Juan O'Gorman, Augusto Alvarez, Ramon Torres, Hector Velazquez, "From the Conquest to 1930" (mural)

Tel Aviv 1930

Bauhaus movement, International Style, Germany, White City, non-ornamentation, sleek, flat roof, masses, plaster


Chicago 1950

"international style" "Second Chicago School"

"Skyscraper" "Mies van der Rohe" 

St. Louis 1955

Modern Architecture, Modernism


San Francisco 1970

San Francisco, 1970s, architecture, post modern, modernist, international style

Tokyo 1970

Metabolism, Kenzo Tange, Kisho Kurokawa, Fumihiko Maki, Kikutake


New York 1925

Art Deco, Roaring Twenties, Manhattan, skyscrapers, Chrysler Building, Bank of Manhattan Trust Building, office building, Empire State Building (?), setback style, 1916 zoning law 

New York 1980

Modernism and Brutalism, Opulence and Luxury, “a moment of pause,” “a sense of romanticism toward the past”


São Paulo 1960

João Batista Vilanova Artigas, Paulo Archias Mendes da Rocha, Carlos Millan, Keneysian, Catholic Renewal, Louis-Joseph Lebret Economics & Humanism Movement, Carvalho Pinto, Hydropower, Modernism, Institute of Brazilian Architects, PAGE ,School of Architecture and Urbanism (FAU), Artigas, History and Geography building, Corona, CRUSP residential building, Kneese de Melo Agência FAPESP

Sydney 1960

Organic, Natural, Regionalist , Japanese and Scandinavian-influenced, Truthful, Flexible, Fluid

Humanists , Contemporary , Post-war focused, Eclecticism 


Berlin 1955

Post war, Stalinallee, Strausberger Platz, Hansaviertel, Interbau 57, Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier, Arne Jacobsen

Berlin 1995

Pariser Platz, Diplomatenviertel, deconstructionism, East Vs West, Bauhaus, Norman Foster