Functional architecture - Funktionale architektur - The international style - Le style international - 1925-1940
Gabriele Leuthauser, Peter Gossel
English, French, German
In 1932 Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson declared the three most important aesthetic principles of the International Style to be emphasis upon volume, modular regularity and departure from applied ornament.
This work makes clear how accurate this declaration was, but also shows the diversiy of this down-to-earth functional architecture throught the examples in 29 countries.
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