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Title: PostModern Architecture


1
Post-Modern Architecture
  • Evolved from Modernist movement
  • Combined new ideas with traditional forms
  • First examples are from the 1950s
  • Mixed the clean lines of modernist architecture
    with an ornaments

2
Post-Modern Architects
  • Michael Graves
  • Richard Meier
  • Cesar Pelli
  • John Burgee
  • Robert Venturi
  • Frank Gehry

3
Graves The Triumph of Post-Modernism
  • Probably the most famous architect of the genre
  • Used colors from nature
  • Dramatic entrances are a trademark
  • Converted to Postmodernism during the 1970s

4
Frank Gehry
  • Born in Canada
  • Most provocative post-modern architect working
    today.
  • Expresses purpose through form.

5
Robert Venturi
  • The theoretician of Post-Modernism
  • Believes architecture should incorporate multiple
    styles
  • Deliberately makes designs unassuming and
    unpretentious

6
Post Modern Architecture Close to Home
  • The High Museum of Art old and new
  • First section by Richard Meier
  • Second Addition by Renzo Piano
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