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POSTMODERN ARCHITECTURE.ppt

  1. 1. POSTMODERN ARCHITECTURE
  2. 2. “Return of "wit, ornament and reference“- breaking away from convention”
  3. 3. “Neo-eclectic”, where reference and ornament have returned to the façade, replacing the aggressively unornamented modern styles. This eclecticism is often combined with the use of non- orthogonal angles and unusual surfaces
  4. 4. Robert Venturi was at the forefront of this movement
  5. 5. A controversial critic of the purely functional and spare designs of modern orthodox architecture, Venturi has been considered a counterrevolutionary
  6. 6. Used classical styles in new combinations: pillars, tourettes, arches, domes, curtain wall facades; green and roman conventions
  7. 7. Used classical styles in new combinations: pillars, tourettes, arches, domes, curtain wall facades; green and roman conventions
  8. 8. Similar to old cathedrals, draws the eye upwards toward the sky
  9. 9. Reconciled differences between old and new generations (culture wars) Postmodern architecture takes old styles and updates them
  10. 10. 1970’s- Rebelling against the minimalism of Modern Architecture of the 60s which rebelled against the conformity of the 50s
  11. 11. 1970’s- Rebelling against the minimalism of Modern Architecture of the 60s which rebelled against the conformity of the 50s
  12. 12. In contrast, modern functionalism is boring, uninteresting, and unpleasant

Editor's Notes

  • Gehry, guggenheim
  • venturi
  • Philip johnson, alcaldia en fortune florida
  • Philip johnson, houston bank of america
  • Philip johnson
  • Philip johnson, pittsburg pgg building
  • Philip johnson dallas
  • Im pei, mit
  • Moore, graves
  • Stirling, pelli
  • Mathisa ungers stuttgard, hans koolhoof
  • Stanley tigerman, crayola house wisconsin 2005. house of 5 gables, michigan 2001
  • Fox, kohn perdersen procter and gamble cincinnati, abraixas marne la valle ricardo bofill
  • La fabrica barcelo bofill, hans hollain viena.
  • Robert am stern norman rockwell museum 1993. Terry Farell charing cross station londres 1990
  • Michael graves, humana building

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