International style

Major architectural style originating in the 1920s and 1930s

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Bauhaus Sites
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Fallingwater is seen as "American response to International Style" (nom file)
Le Havre
Luis Barragán House and Studio
Modernist Kaunas "demonstrate the plurality of architectural styles representing the Modern Movement in Kaunas" (AB ev)
Rachid Karami International Fair-Tripoli "the successful integration of Brazilian modernist concepts into the context of the Arab Near East in Tripoli" (AB ev)
Rietveld Schröderhuis De Stijl, a Dutch art movement: "The works of De Stijl would influence the Bauhaus style and the international style of architecture as well as clothing and interior design. However, it did not follow the general guidelines of an "-ism" (e.g., Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism), nor did it adhere to the principles of art schools like the Bauhaus; it was a collective project, a joint enterprise." (wiki)
Sítio Roberto Burle Marx "ICOMOS considers the property demonstrates an important interchange of ideas on landscape design related to the importation of ideas of the Modernist art movement from Europe" (AB ev)
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier
Tugendhat Villa
White City of Tel-Aviv
Zollverein Criterion (ii): "application of the design concepts of the Modern Movement in architecture in a wholly industrial context"


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