Postmodernism

Playfulness

Using historical allusion and motifs from the past to create eye-catching and whimsical buildings.

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RIBA2684-16240 Aztec West, Bristol: entrance and Art Deco style numerals

 
RIBA3205-45Feature Animation Building, Walt Disney Company, Burbank, California

 
RIBA3781Espaces d'Abraxas housing, Marne-la-Vallee


RIBA3783M2 building, Tokyo

 
RIBA6290Katharine Hamnett shop, Sloane Street, London

 
RIBA9800Gordon Wu Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey


RIBA14290The Luxor, Las Vegas

 
RIBA34799Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria, Santander: close-up of the skylights on the roof of the Argenta, the larger of of the two auditoria

 
RIBA42840Bryanston School, Dorset: the entrance to one of a pair of new boarding houses


RIBA53469Chiat Day Offices, Venice, Los Angeles

 
RIBA91801Neue Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Stuttgart

 
RIBA111520RMC Group headquartes, Thorpe, Surrey: the roofscape with vents in the form of chess pieces