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J.J.P. Oud and the international style

a bio-bibliography

by Donald Langmead

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oud, J. J. P. 1890-1963 -- Bibliography.,
  • Oud, J. J. P. 1890-1963 -- Library.,
  • International style (Architecture) -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonald Langmead.
    SeriesBio-bibliographies in art and architecture,, no. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8648.43 .L36 1999, NA1153.O8 .L36 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL379510M
    ISBN 10031330100X
    LC Control Number98041648

    You similarly only can work through these equations in specific ways. Univers paved the way for Max Miedinger and collaborator Edouard Hoffman to design the typeface Neue Haas Grotesk, which would be later renamed Helvetica. LC-DIG-highsm- By the s some architects and critics had begun to chafe at the constraints and limitations inherent in the International Style. The s saw the distillation of International Typographic Style elements into sans-serif font families such as Univers. Although it never became fashionable for single-family residential buildings in the United States - despite the efforts of William LescazeEdward Durrell StoneRichard Neutra - the International Style was especially suited to skyscraper architecturewhere its sleek "modern" look, absence of decoration and use of steel and glass, became synonymous with corporate modernism during the period Large architectural firms such as Harrison and Abramovitz and Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill did much to popularize modern architecture around the world after World War II.

    It also became the dominant style of 20th century architecture for institutional and commercial buildings, and even superceded the traditional historical styles for schools and churches. His design for the Lovell Health HouseLos Angeles, with balconies suspended by steel cables from the roof frame, was, in retrospect, one of the most important works of his career. The style develops by assorted mechanical objects that are combined into abstract mobile structural forms. International Typographic Style found its niche in this communicative climate and expanded further beyond Switzerland, to America. The housing blocks he subsequently designed and built at SpangenTusschendijkenand Hoek van Holland —27 had a sober and functional austerity that contrasted strongly with the picturesque elaboration of detail typical of the school of Amsterdam led by Michel de Klerk.

    This early form of minimalism had a distinctively "modern look", reinforced by its use of modern materials, including glass for the facade, steel for exterior support, and concrete for interior supports and floors. Inone of the first and most defining manifestations of the International Style was the Weissenhof Estate in Stuttgartoverseen by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. One institution particularly devoted to the style was MIT. This style firstly applied in Europe s and developed between s 30s. Rocks, trees, and other landscape features were often incorporated into the design. The ideals of the style are commonly summed up in three slogans: ornament is a crime, truth to materialsform follows function ; and Le Corbusier 's description: "A house is a machine to live in".


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J.J.P. Oud and the international style by Donald Langmead Download PDF Ebook

After World War II international trade began to increase and relations between countries grew steadily stronger. At the same time new technological developments continued to influence architects' designs, particularly in the realm of prefabricated construction, as seen in the works of R.

During this period when many laborers were coming to the city, he mostly worked on socially progressive residential projects. The s saw the distillation of International Typographic Style elements into sans-serif font families such as Univers.

This was a school of thought that combined craftsmaking with the fine arts and was founded by Walter Gropius. One striking J.J.P. Oud and the international style book covers most of the jacket, elucidating the theme of the particular book.

A Swiss poster in International Typographic Style A Swiss poster The style emerged from a desire to represent information objectively, free from the influence of associated meaning. Two major Swiss design schools are responsible for the early years of International Typographic Style. Hallmarks of the movement include geometric reduction, photo-montage and simplified palettes.

Instead of viewing a building as a heavy mass made of ponderous materials, the leading innovators of modern architecture considered it as a volume of space enclosed by light, thin curtain walls and resting on slender piers. Typography and design were crucial to helping these relationships progress—clarity, objectivity, region-less glyphs, and symbols are essential to communication between international partners.

His later public buildings never gained the recognition of his earlier domestic designs. Oud soon became the chief proponent of the de Stijl idiom in modern architecture.

Used under Creative Commons Like many curators who aspire to create a coherent exhibition, Johnson and Hitchcock excluded major aspects of current architecture that did not fall under their strict aesthetic criteria.

By then, he had mostly let go of any Stijl influences. Associated movements During s other design based movements were formulating, influencing and influenced by the International Typographic movement.

It was enormously popular, with thousands of daily visitors.

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The book catalogued the morphological and compositional elements of the new style, thus serving not only as an important historical document, but also as a guide book for Modern architecture. As a young architect, he was influenced by Berlageand studied under Theodor Fischer in Munich for a time.

The movement began to coalesce after a periodical publication began in titled New Graphic Design, which was edited by several influential designers who played major roles in the development of International Typographic Style.Start studying History of Modern Architecture Quiz #2.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. the culmination of the international style and the scond wave of modernism.

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J.J.P. Oud was a famed modern architect; his European contemporaries are Le Corbusier, J.J.P. Oud and the international style book Gropius, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

In Leiden inOud, with the Dutch artist Theo van Doesburg and the expatriate Hungarian Vilmos Huszar, and fellow Hollanders Jan Wils and Bart van der Leck formed a collaboration between artists and architects a movement they called De Stijl.

The loose. J.J.P. Oud, the pioneering Dutch modernist briefly associated with the journal and artistic movement De Stijl, is seldom mentioned alongside the other “great masters” of classical avant-garde architecture: Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Yet many of the themes that other modernist architects.International Style, architectural style that developed in Europe and the United States in the s and pdf and became the dominant tendency in Western architecture during the middle decades of the 20th century.

The most common characteristics of International Style buildings are rectilinear J.J.P. Oud in the Netherlands, Le Corbusier.May 29,  · “International Style architects were Download pdf Gropius and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Germany and the United States, J.J.P.

Oud in the Netherlands, Le Corbusier in France, and Richard Neutra and Philip Johnson in the United 42comusa.com most common characteristics of International Style buildings are rectilinear forms; light, taut plane surfaces.International Style, architectural style that developed in Europe and the United States in ebook s and ’30s and became the dominant tendency in Western architecture during the middle decades of the 20th century.

The most common characteristics of International Style buildings are rectilinear J.J.P. Oud in the Netherlands, Le Corbusier.