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Last Trends in Architecture

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Architectonical trends from mid 20th century to the present, including high-tech, deconstructivism and other styles.

Architectonical trends from mid 20th century to the present, including high-tech, deconstructivism and other styles.

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  • 1. Last Trends in Architecture Revision
  • 2. Introduction
    • Since mid 20th century Architecture has experience great change.
    • The increasing interest in urban planning
      • not only involves the construction of the buildings themselves, but
      • it also asked for its inclusion in an area and in consonance with deep studies of their physical, social and economic impact.
    • The development of new and revolutionary materials has made possible the creation of some buildings that in a recent past would have been unthinkable.
  • 3. Innovative Architecture
    • It combines the imagination of the architects and engineers with the aesthetic impact of materials such as reinforced concrete.
    • Structural solutions are revolutionary and, in addition to use industrial materials
      • they created sophisticates spaces through the distribution of light and
      • the use of materials not frequent in architecture, underlining their tactile qualities.
  • 4. Innovative Architecture
    • The pioneer of this architecture would be Alvar Aalto. Other architects working in this way are Eero Saarinen, Nervi, Utzon or Kahn.
    • Their sign of identity is the use of industrial material to solve difficult structural problems.
  • 5. International Style
    • It has its roots in the works of the Bauhaus and it developed in the US thanks to the influence of Mies van der Rohe and his disciples.
    • It is well suited to large metropolitan apartment and office towers.
    • These building proved to have a commercial potential and were extremely efficient for large-scale construction in which the module could be repeated indefinitely.
  • 6. International Style
    • Inner spaces became standardized, predictable, and profitable and exterior reflected the monotony of the interiors.
    • The blank glass box became ubiquitous.
    • These buildings are considered examples of an austere classicism, but also coldly impersonal.
    • Architects working in this style are Stirling, Kenzo Tange, or Philip Johnson.
  • 7. Post-modern Architecture
    • Between about 1965 and 1980 architects and critics began to espouse tendencies resulting in a style that is not cohesive but that has a distinct set of principles.
    • Postmodernists value
      • individuality,
      • intimacy,
      • complexity and
      • occasionally even humour.
  • 8. Post-modern Architecture
    • Some architects, such as Venturi, defended an architecture that can produce any kind of buildings, ( filling stations or fast-food restaurants).
    • Some works have references to old style and can use vivid colours.
    • Other architects of this movement are Graves, Meier, Jahn or Moore.
  • 9. High-Tech
    • The High-Tech style came to prominence in the 1970s and 1980s.
    • Representatives of this movement are the architects Richard Rogers, Renzo Piano and Norman Foster.
    • Its origins lie in the 19th century when new industrial techniques and materials, previously used on engineering projects such as bridges, began to be applied to architecture.
  • 10. High-Tech
    • High-Tech buildings
      • are typically constructed of steel and glass,
      • make innovative use of technology and are often likened in appearance to the machines
      • draw attention to structural and functional elements.
    • Postmodernism is not the major strand in the most recent avant-garde architecture.
    • High-Tech makes expressive use of the constructional and operational aspects of a building, with features such as supporting members or heating pipes fully exposed to view.
  • 11. Deconstructivism
    • Deconstructivism is the term used to characterize buildings in which elements such as
      • fractured forms or
      • warped planes
    • undermine conventional notions of stability and harmony.
  • 12. Deconstructivism
    • The works of Frank Gehry or Zaha Hadid can be considered good examples of this style.

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