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Phases of Modern Architecture

Learn about architectural features and design inspiration in modern architecture with this free online course.

Publisher: NPTEL
The free online modern architecture course will introduce you to the architectural features, inspiration and design timeframe of the Chicago school, Prairie school and the organic movements of modern architecture. Start the course and learn about the architectural features of the Art Deco movement, impressionism movement as well as the expressionism movement and the various design inspirations of the movements in modern architecture.
Phases of Modern Architecture
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    4-5 Hours
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In this course you will learn the timeline and architectural features in the Chicago school of modern architecture and design. The architectural features as well as the timeline of evolution of the Prairie school of modern architecture will also be covered. Then, the course will look at the organic movement in modern architecture as well as its similarities to other movements in modern architecture.

You will also learn about the architectural features and timeline evolution of the Art Deco movement along with some notable architectural works under this movement. Also, the internationalism movement will also be explained in terms of their architectural and design features in the course. Lastly, the course will explain the architectural features of the expressionism movement as well as the source of the inspiration for this movement.

This course will be of great interest to all learners who are interested in careers in architecture or design. Start this course and learn how modern architecture and design has evolved over the years as well as the various movements of the era.

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