Week 14 Reading Guide
Week 14 Reading Guide ENVD 3114
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Date Created: 11/20/15
Friday December 4 y Week 14 Ch 19 Late Modernism History of Buildings lbeam wide flange a length of steel with an lshaped section used in modern steelframed construction International style most common characteristics rectilinear forms light taut plane surfaces that have been completely stripped of applied ornamentation and decoration open interior spaces a visually weightless quality engendered by the use of cantilever construction Glass and steel in combination with usually less visible reinforced concrete are the characteristic materials of the construction Mies Van Der Rohe style extreme clarity and simplicity made use of modern materials such as industrial steel and plate glass to define interior spaces minimal framework of structural order balanced against the implied freedom of freeflowing open space quotskin and bonesquot architecture rational expressed the spirit of the modern era quotless is morequot quotGod is in the Mquot Servant and Served served spaces main spaces the primary areas such as living rooms bedrooms etc servant spaces auxiliary spaces are the or secondary areas such as kitchens storerooms closets bathrooms circulation stairs etc Eames house California 1949 Charles and Ray Eames assembled kit of metal parts and panels ordered from industrial catalogs double height loft luxuriant garden steel and glass flat roof boxlike primary colors Tuesday December 29 y Farnsworth house Illinois 19461951 Mies Van der Rohe in a clearing by frequently flooded Fox River raised off ground mostly glass white I beams travertine terrace facing river single oblong room Civic Center Finland 1952 Aalto 4 winged building crowns artificial hill brick single pitched roof wooden joists personalized details most involved in human interaction Friday December 4 y Guggenheim Museum New York 19431959 Frank Lloyd Wright inverted spiral gallery continuous flow concrete controversial TWA terminal New York 19561962 Saarinen flamboyant birdlike concrete East gallery DC 1978 Pei plan of two staggered triangles marble monolithic acute corners and deep fissures Salk Institute California 19591965 Kahn system of loftlike laboratories services tucked into messiness made from deep Vierendeel trusses concrete Tuesday December 29 y Kimbell Art Museum Texas 19661972 Kahn BeauxArtsesque relatively free plan empression of enclosed spaces with toplit vaults over galleries cycloid curve posttension concrete Sydney Opera House Australia 1957 1972 Utzon two theaters which rise over a platform jutting into the bay each capped by triplehooded vaults suggest images of crashing surf and sailing ships
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