Postmodernism is one of those architectural styles that, at first, may seem hard to describe. Does anything after modernism count as Postmodernism? The answer is that this architectural style is a direct response to the incredibly popular and utopian ideas of modernism. While modernism preached international design that would solve social problems and create a more unified world, Postmodernists were not so sure that architecture had the power to create such dramatic and widespread change.
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Amongst many renowned firms and ambitious proposals, Ateliers Jean Nouvel has been selected as the winner of an opera house competition for Shenzhen. The winning proposal is called The Light of the Sea and features sweeping futuristic forms reaching out to the water. The gesture is designed to embody the elegance of water and to blend into the aquatic surroundings.
Milan’s Porta Nuova Gioia district will soon have an incredible green tower to add to its skyline.
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A new project by ICON combines two things that tend to interest architecture lovers: 3D-printed buildings and tiny living. The firm has created a 3D-printed tiny home and is doing some good for the community at the same time. Tim Shea, a 70-year-old man who has struggled with housing insecurity, is the first to benefit from this cost-effective construction technique.
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Nestled in the hills overlooking the Icelandic lake of Þingvallavatn sits a camouflaged home called Thingvallavatn House.