Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Last Trends in Architecture
Revision
Introduction
• Since mid 20th century Architecture has
experience great change.
• The increasing interest in urban plannin...
Innovative Architecture
• It combines the imagination of
the architects and engineers
with the aesthetic impact of
materia...
Innovative Architecture
• The pioneer of this architecture would be Alvar
Aalto. Other architects working in this way are
...
International Style
• It has its roots in the works of
the Bauhaus and it developed in
the US thanks to the influence of
M...
International Style
• Inner spaces became
standardized, predictable, and
profitable and exterior reflected
the monotony of...
Post-modern Architecture
• Between about 1965 and 1980 architects
and critics began to espouse tendencies
resulting in a s...
Post-modern Architecture
• Some architects, such as
Venturi, defended an
architecture that can
produce any kind of
buildin...
High-Tech
• The High-Tech style came to prominence in the 1970s and 1980s.
• Representatives of this movement are the arch...
High-Tech
• High-Tech buildings
– are typically constructed of
steel and glass,
– make innovative use of
technology and ar...
Deconstructivism
• Deconstructivism is the term used to characterize
buildings in which elements such as
– fractured forms...
Deconstructivism
• The works of Frank
Gehry or Zaha Hadid
can be considered
good examples of this
style.
Gehry
• Characteristics:
– Innovative use of
materials
– Expressive forms,
easy to identify
• First works had the
fast rhy...
Gehry
• He used cubic form and
varied material to build
houses:
– Wood sheets
– Metallic fabric
– Waved metal
• These work...
Gehry
• When he started
working in big
projects, his forms
became curved
• In his last works he
mixes deconstructive
eleme...
Gehry
• In order to design and
build his project he
has used aero-spatial
technology
programmes.
• He uses technologic
mat...
Gehry
• He has a personal and
different style
• He has created metallic
mountains
• In his last works he used
complex line...
DZ Bank,
Berlin
Experience Music Project,
Seattle
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Last trends in architecture (new)

Revision materials with images

  • Login to see the comments

Last trends in architecture (new)

  1. 1. Last Trends in Architecture Revision
  2. 2. Introduction • Since mid 20th century Architecture has experience great change. • The increasing interest in urban planning – not only involves the construction of the buildings themselves, but – it also asked for its inclusion in an area and in consonance with deep studies of their physical, social and economic impact. • The development of new and revolutionary materials has made possible the creation of some buildings that in a recent past would have been unthinkable.
  3. 3. Innovative Architecture • It combines the imagination of the architects and engineers with the aesthetic impact of materials such as reinforced concrete. • Structural solutions are revolutionary and, in addition to use industrial materials – they created sophisticates spaces through the distribution of light and – the use of materials not frequent in architecture, underlining their tactile qualities.
  4. 4. Innovative Architecture • The pioneer of this architecture would be Alvar Aalto. Other architects working in this way are Eero Saarinen, Nervi, Utzon or Kahn. • Their sign of identity is the use of industrial material to solve difficult structural problems.
  5. 5. International Style • It has its roots in the works of the Bauhaus and it developed in the US thanks to the influence of Mies van der Rohe and his disciples. • It is well suited to large metropolitan apartment and office towers. • These building proved to have a commercial potential and were extremely efficient for large- scale construction in which the module could be repeated indefinitely.
  6. 6. International Style • Inner spaces became standardized, predictable, and profitable and exterior reflected the monotony of the interiors. • The blank glass box became ubiquitous. • These buildings are considered examples of an austere classicism, but also coldly impersonal. • Architects working in this style are Stirling, Kenzo Tange, or Philip Johnson.
  7. 7. Post-modern Architecture • Between about 1965 and 1980 architects and critics began to espouse tendencies resulting in a style that is not cohesive but that has a distinct set of principles. • Postmodernists value – individuality, – intimacy, – complexity and – occasionally even humour.
  8. 8. Post-modern Architecture • Some architects, such as Venturi, defended an architecture that can produce any kind of buildings, ( filling stations or fast-food restaurants). • Some works have references to old style and can use vivid colours. • Other architects of this movement are Graves, Meier, Jahn or Moore.
  9. 9. High-Tech • The High-Tech style came to prominence in the 1970s and 1980s. • Representatives of this movement are the architects Richard Rogers, Renzo Piano and Norman Foster. • Its origins lie in the 19th century when new industrial techniques and materials, previously used on engineering projects such as bridges, began to be applied to architecture.
  10. 10. High-Tech • High-Tech buildings – are typically constructed of steel and glass, – make innovative use of technology and are often likened in appearance to the machines – draw attention to structural and functional elements. • Postmodernism is not the major strand in the most recent avant- garde architecture. • High-Tech makes expressive use of the constructional and operational aspects of a building, with features such as supporting members or heating pipes fully exposed to view.
  11. 11. Deconstructivism • Deconstructivism is the term used to characterize buildings in which elements such as – fractured forms or – warped planes undermine conventional notions of stability and harmony.
  12. 12. Deconstructivism • The works of Frank Gehry or Zaha Hadid can be considered good examples of this style.
  13. 13. Gehry • Characteristics: – Innovative use of materials – Expressive forms, easy to identify • First works had the fast rhythm of L.A. Ginger and Fred, Praga 8 Sprud Street
  14. 14. Gehry • He used cubic form and varied material to build houses: – Wood sheets – Metallic fabric – Waved metal • These works are linked to the deconstructive movement. Houses Gehry’s house
  15. 15. Gehry • When he started working in big projects, his forms became curved • In his last works he mixes deconstructive elements with flow forms. Vitra Design museum, Germany Luo Duvo Brain Institute, Las Vegas
  16. 16. Gehry • In order to design and build his project he has used aero-spatial technology programmes. • He uses technologic materials. Pritzker Pavillion, Chicago Experience Music Project, Seattle
  17. 17. Gehry • He has a personal and different style • He has created metallic mountains • In his last works he used complex lines made with other materials • His works characterize the environment in which are located. Marques Riscal Hotel, Elciego Guggenheim Biodiversity museum, Panama
  18. 18. DZ Bank, Berlin Experience Music Project, Seattle

×