Modern architecture

The currents in modern architecture: minimalism

Less is more, that minimalism of contemporary building One of the dominant elements of modern architecture is minimalist. It is expressed in the principle “Less is more”. This principle is translated as a phrase less means more. Minimalism in contemporary architecture has been somewhat forced by the civilization, the impact of its construction were among […]

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5 principles of modern architecture by Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier is a French architect, considered one of the most outstanding representatives of this profession in the twentieth century. It was designed by Villa Savoye is the realization of all the rules governing contemporary architecture, becoming an icon of this type of projects. The five principles which, according to Le Corbusier define modern architecture […]

Modern architecture

The currents in modern architecture: high-tech

Expression of postmodernism Current High- Tech is one of the manifestations of thought of postmodern architecture. Its characteristic feature is a fascination with modern technologies. Principles of architecture of High – Tech The architecture of the buildings, high – tech are widely used new technologies, that are located also numerous applications in the interiors of […]

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The currents in modern architecture: neomodern

Neomodern – as the current in architecture was created at the turn of XX and XXI century as a protest against eclectic forms of postmodernism and populism. Neomodern looking for in simplicity way to express the present. Often, however, in the nemodernistic buildings, only the facade alludes to modernism ,what stands in direct contradiction with […]

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Trends in modern architecture

Geometry Contemporary architecture in their projects, both homes and commercial buildings or public utility professes primarily blocks of geometric shapes. Lines and curves shapes are the domain of contemporary projects. Close to nature This is another visible trend in architecture. Its manifestations can be found in many areas of architecture: from sustainable construction, passive houses […]