Modern Trends

March 2004
American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p355
The article presents information on new architectural trends witnessed in the U.S. during the 19th century. Traditional architectural styles could not accommodate the sudden requirements of industry, commerce, and a restive, growing population. With growing U.S. economy, the new architecture was needed for new types of buildings, including factories, office buildings, mercantile centers, and economical urban housing. Modernism in U.S. residential architecture was slowly gained acceptance.


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