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"Glasshouse" by Philip Johnson.
Modernism is a movement that was influenced by the machine age. Modernist buildings clearly show the influence of the Bauhaus with its emphasis on pure, geometric shapes and forms, straight lines and an interest in conveying order and stability.
The Seagram Building, New York City, 1958, by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. They are also influenced by the Cubists’ use of flat, geometric shapes and De Stijl’s aim to achieve extreme simplicity and balance through the square (the contrast of straight vertical and horizontal lines)
"Haus" in Berlin, designed by Le Corbusier. Modernism was influenced by De Stijl - it can be seen in the contrast of straight vertical and horizontal lines) and the use of only primary colours.
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