Consider how architecture and landscape changed after WWI?
What was revolutionary about the Bauhaus style?
In what ways was Bauhaus a reaction to war?
What role did function play for designers after the war? What about form?
Architects to explore:
Frank Lloyd Wright
Theo van Doesburg
Architecture, from prehistory to post-modernism : the Western tradition by Marvin Trachtenberg; Isabelle Hyman
Call Number: 720.9 Tra
Publication Date: 1986
A history of remarkable buildings, the style in which they were built, and the architects responsible for them.
Makers of Modern Architecture by Martin Filler
Call Number: 724.6 Fil
Publication Date: 2007
Traces the development of modern architecture through the lives, ideas, and accomplishments of architects who contributed most to the twentieth century including Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Frank Gehry, and Scottish designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Isms : understanding architectural styles by Jeremy Melvin
Call Number: 720.9 Mel
Publication Date: 2006
Presents an introduction to architecture, providing an overview of the various architectural styles throughout history, from the ancient to the modern, including information on key architects, key terms, and more.
Great Buildings by Philip Wilkinson
Call Number: 720 Wil
Publication Date: 2012
Presents more than fifty buildings from around the world, including early temples, pyramids, 21st-century skyscrapers, and futuristic museums.
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