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The term ???? Was coined in 1932 by the organisers of the first international exhibition of modern architecture.

International style

2

.... The ???? Was founded in 1928... their earliest decorations were the most lasting in their impact

Congres internationaux d'architecture moderne

3

?????, for the ordinary man and woman became the vehicle for great architecture

Housing

4

Who was the:

'Towering genius of the movement and the one of the founding members of CIAM?'

Charles-Edouard Jeanneret aka Le corbusier

5

Le corbusier announced the ?????. We can see all of them in the Villa Savoye at Poissy.

Five points of a new architecture

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Which one of Le corbusier' five points does this comparative drawing represent?

Pilotis

7

Which one of the five points does this drawing represent?

Roof garden

8

Which one of Le corbusier's five points does this comparative drawing of PLANS represent?

Free plan

9

Which one of Le corbusier's five points does this comparative drawing of FACADE represent?

Free facade

10

The project for the ????? House.

Le corbusier

11

Le corb produced in 1950-54 a small church which is considered by many to be the greatest single architectural work of the century.

What building is he referring to?

Notre-Dame-du-haut

12

He designed projects for houses and skyscrapers of glass and steel, and in the ????? Of 1929 he created the most pure and elemental example....

Mines van der Rohe

13

Which famous building is he describing?

Schroder House

14

The work of ????? Is in a class of its own.

Alvar Aalto