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International Style: Modernist Architecture from 1925 to 1965 (Taschen's World Architecture)

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Modern architecture is not a new branch of an old tree: it is an altogether new shoot rising beside the old roots. Thus Walter Gropius, one of the pioneers of modern architecture, on the radical departures of the 20th century. In the 1930s, the term International Style came into use to describe a new form of architecture evolved from Bauhaus and its conviction that "form f

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Hardcover, 237 pages
Published May 1st 1998 by Benedikt Taschen Verlag (first published January 1st 1998)
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A decent, graphically lovely version of the now-hackneyed genre. Perhaps he had a different spin on the whole "International Style" thing...I can't remember.
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