TITLE

ABSTRACTION AND REPRESENTATION IN MODERN ARCHITECTURE

AUTHOR(S)
Maxwell, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Structurist;1991/1992, Issue 31/32, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the modern movement in architecture. It discusses that form and function in the circle of the protagonists of Modern movement in architecture were claimed to be indissoluble. Practicality is considered as a concomitant of architecture and the idea of uncovering the roots of utility has been raised to the level of an imperative in the twentieth century. It mentions that the architectural tradition was borne on social and natural influences. It also offers information regarding the history of modern architecture.
ACCESSION #
33550502

 

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