THINK # to be or not to be a (post)modernist

Modernism Or Postmodernism? A User’s Guide

“Modernism” and “Postmodernism” are loose terms when applied to architecture, or indeed, to any cultural endeavor. They can connote a historical period … or a style … or a social motivation … or all of the above. Generally, the terms succeed in communicating a general idea about a building—clean lines or wacky allusions, purity or messiness—but they still require additional explanation to specify anything that would identify a particular building.

In such a roil of historical complexity it would be foolish to attempt an overview of the differences between the two architectural styles. Very foolish. But we’ll try anyway!

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The National Assembly of Bangladesh by Louis Kahn

The National Assembly of Bangladesh by Louis Kahn

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