Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany
Название: Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany
Автор: Itohan Osayimwese
Размер: 30 МВ
Год издания: 2017
Over the course of the nineteenth century, drastic social and political changes, technological innovations, and exposure to non-Western cultures affected Germany’s built environment in profound ways. The economic challenges of Germany’s colonial project forced architects designing for the colonies to abandon a centuries-long, highly ornamental architectural style in favor of structural technologies and building materials that catered to the local contexts of its remote colonies, such as prefabricated systems.