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“Clinker brick, which had been used by the Arts & Crafts movement, one of the styles most censured by Modernism, was chosen by Ignazio Gardella as the material to clad the walls of Borsalino housing..."
Paul Citroen. Metropolis, 1923. Gelatin silver print, 8 1/16x6'' (20.4x15.3cm). Thomas Walther Collection. Gift of Thomas Walther. @2013 Paul Citroën/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/PICTORIGHT, Amsterdam
The MoMA will inaugurate the exhibition Cut 'n' Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City (July 10, 2013–December 01, 2013) next month. It explores...
"The main novelty in Spangen Justus van Effen housing complex is the elevated street which was to be mechanically repeated in social housing, both by the pioneers of Functionalism and later by those fighting Modern Radicalism…”
Fernand Pouillon wanted to build at a low cost, to house the middle classes, to bring dignity...
Images: Ctopos Design
West Seoul is home to most of the industry in the metropolitan area and for years was renowned for its low living standards...
Luigi Moretti used the reverse side of the past to provide a trailer for the future, ignoring, and being ignored by, the present...
Social balance is achieved through revolution or through architecture said Le Corbusier...
In a period of manifestos and unbreakable loyalties Ignazio Gardella, the dissident architect, opted for beauty...