International vs. Postmodern Achitecture Comparison Essay by ResearchRiter

International vs. Postmodern Achitecture
A comparison of the international and postmodern style in architecture.
# 125090 | 1,500 words | 16 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Architecture (European)

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This paper provides a comparison and contrast of the international and postmodern styles in architecture. The design for Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier and the design for the Bilbao, Spain Guggenheim Museum by Frank Gehry are used to compare and contrast the respective architectural style.

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"There could be fewer more distinct edifices than the Le Corbusier designed Villa Savoye, Poissy, France and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain designed by Frank Gehry. The clean simple lines of Corbusier's Villa Savoye are characteristic of the International Style in architecture versus the whimsical and playful Postmodern style of Gehry's Guggenheim design. Though the purity of Corbusier's design is characteristic of the International style of design in architecture, Gehry's Guggenheim design is much more..."

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