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Glass House

Glass House itself is inferior to Farnsworth House in “intellectual rigor” and exquisite detailing, according to Nicolai Ouroussoff. For instance, he wrote, the steel I-beams at the corners of Johnson’s building “are clumsily detailed — especially disconcerting in a work of such purity.” Nevertheless, the building is “a legitimate aesthetic triumph”, with the glass walls…

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Timber Framed Building

Modern architecture began as an international style the first examples of which are generally cited as being from the 1950s, but did not become a movement until the late 1970s[1] and continues to influence present-day architecture. Modernity in architecture is said to be heralded by the return of “wit, ornament and reference” to architecture in…

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