Postmodernism Architecture

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Postmodern architecture evolved from the modernist movement, yet contradicts many of the modernist ideas. Combining new ideas with traditional forms, postmodernist buildings may startle, surprise, and even amuse. Familiar shapes and details are used in unexpected ways. Buildings may incorporate symbols to make a statement or simply to delight the viewer.

Portland Building - 1982 - by Michael Graves via Metropolis Magazine. Example of Post-Modern architecture in the U. Post Modern Architecture, Modern Buildings, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Metropolis Magazine, Michael Graves, Memphis Design, Famous Architects, Facade Design

Architects, Critics Reflect on the Portland Building - Metropolis

The Michael Graves legacy remains as contentious and confounding as ever.

Pennzoil Place and RepublicBank, photo by Richard Payne Houston Architecture, Modern Architecture, Modernist Movement, Philip Johnson, Building Images, Famous Artwork, Famous Architects, Postmodernism, Types Of Houses

Nations Bank Center (1983) Philip Johnson & John Burgee

El Poder de la Palabra. The Power of the Word.

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in las Vegas by Frank Gehry Modernist Movement, Cleveland Clinic, Holiday 2014, Frank Gehry, Architecture Old, Brain Health, Postmodernism, Mount Rushmore, Las Vegas

Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

See www.flickr.com/photos/jjmacdougall/6973190637/in/photostream Five bracketed images taken with a Sony NEX-5N using a Zeiss Sonnar E T* 24mm/f1.8 ZA lens Looks best with a black frame, so go ahead right now and press 'L'...

Check out these great photos courtesy of World Architecture News (WAN) of Frank Gehry’s newest project, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Frank Gehry, Unusual Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Interesting Buildings, Modern Buildings, Unusual Houses, Rem Koolhaas, Zaha Hadid, Beautiful Architecture

10 of the best galleries and museums in Las Vegas

Art in Vegas? Yes: contemporary, fine and public, in buildings that can often be as daring as the artworks, writes Kristen Peterson

Le Corbusier: Chapel of Nôtre Dame du Haut Le Corbusier, Modernist Movement, Houses Of The Holy, Space Architecture, Postmodernism, Notre Dame, Building, Spaces, Top

Le Corbusier at the Pratt

The design philosophy and work of Charles Édouard Jeanneret-Gris – Le Corbusier – will be celebrated starting August 30 when the Brooklyn-based architecture and design school, Pratt Institute debuts a free exhibition of his architecture, design, painting, writing and urban planning. “Le Corbusier – Miracle Boxes” will present more than 50 of Corbu’s public buildings, including his exhibition pavilions, museums, theaters, cultural centers, monument and temples, as well as documentaries on his…