Flashcards in An Architecture For A New Century Deck (10)
The period with which this chapter deals is relatively short, between ??? And ???. But it is a most distinctive and stimulating moment in architectural history.
1880 and 1920
In the 1880's and 1890's an architectural revolution was under way in America, in particular in ????
What brought Chicago School into prominence was the ???????
Fire of 1871
The opportunity and the challenge provided to Chicago architects with a program of building which had in its very nature to dispense with historical styles. In doing so it set the scene for????
The modern movement
????? Principle, inherited from 19th century theorists, that 'form follows function' was to provide a slogan for many years to come.'
2 principle materials for the new high and massive buildings were steel and reinforced concrete, which was developed in ??????
De Boudot had been a pupil of ????? And followed his masters ideal of using modern technology to develop further traditional structural principles.
Elimination of unnecessary ornament and expression of ????? Are basic to any understanding of modern architecture.
'??????? Was essentially a decorative style for special buildings, it was inappropriate for ordinary building functions.'