Modernism

Less is More

Buildings have clean and crisp lines with minimal or no ornamentation. This included an absence of mouldings and a tendency towards white or a neutral palette.

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RIBA2161-16National Congress buildings, Eixo Monumental, Brasilia: the Chamber of Deputies and the Towers of Congress

 
RIBA2508-9Isokon Flats, Lawn Road, Hampstead, London, seen from Lawn Road

 
RIBA3174-43Farnsworth House, Plano, Illinois


RIBA3535-63Town Hall, Hilversum

 
RIBA3828Boots head office (the D90 West building), Beeston, Nottinghamshire

 
RIBA5736House in High Street, Iver, Buckinghamshire: the south front with the large roof terrace overlooking the garden


RIBA9600Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

 
RIBA21724Design for an Isotype dwelling: perspective view of the house, garage and driveway

 
RIBA32561Design for the Uganda Legislative Council building, Kampala: perspective view


RIBA32783Design for a studio for Augustus John, Fryern Court, Fordingbridge, Hampshire: axonometric projection

 
RIBA64915New Farm or Alding, Grayswood, Haslemere, Surrey: the roof terrace

 
RIBA75443Port Murray House, Maidens near Turnberry, Ayrshire


RIBA112241Apartment building, Am Weissenhof 14-20, Weissenhofsiedlung, Stuttgart

 
RIBA113010TWA Terminal, John F Kennedy International Airport, New York

 
RIBA114279Housing, Erich-Weinert-Strasse, Carl Legien Wohnstadt, Berlin