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MODERN Architecture Art HIST 20-21st Century
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Robie House, 1909.Chicago.
Style, centered around fireplace
sliding horizontal sections on one dominant asic
“Robie House” 1909, chicago –
(Prairie Style) by Frank Lloyd Wright
horizontal and flat
Mid western mainly
integration to landscape is
The Prairie school shared an
embrace of handcrafting and craftsman guilds as a reaction against
the new assembly line, mass production manufacturing techniques,
which they felt created inferior products and dehumanized workers.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Dining Room, Robie House. Chicago.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Edgar J. Kaufmann House (Fallingwater), 1934-37. Bear Run, Pennsylvania.
FALLING WATER DETAILS
Frank Lloyd Wright in 1930's
secured important commissions but also made a contribution to the
field of lowcost, prefab housing with his usonian houses.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Guggenheim Museum, 1957-59.
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Guggenheim Museum interior.
The International Style-
Gropius laid the foundation for
After he left Bauhaus 1928 he was
later expelled from Germany as his work was deemed degenerate, and thus he moved to US where he brought the Bauhaus curriculum and
ethos to new art programs.
Frank Lloyd Wright- critiqued
modernism and international style in 1930's through writings and
Le Corbusier’s 5 points for New Architecture-
published in 1926- points provide
elementary outline to International Style
1. Supporting narrow pillars to be
left free to rise through open space of home
2. The free plan- interior space
with non-bearing interior walls- free flow
3. the free facade- wall as
non-supporting skin or sheath
4. the horizontal strip window
running the breadth of a facade
5. the roof garden the flat roof
as an additional living area.
LE CORBUSIER, Villa Savoye, 1928-30. Poissy, France.
Villa Savoye Inside details
LE CORBUSIER, Notre-Dame-du-Haut, 1950-54. Ronchampe, France.
Mies van der Rohe