Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

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Название: Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany
Автор: Itohan Osayimwese
Формат: PDF
Размер: 30 МВ
Качество: Отличное
Язык: Английский
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.