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Old September 24th, 2013, 11:00 PM   #141
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Old September 25th, 2013, 06:42 PM   #142
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Main Place, Buffalo

Formerly the Erie County Savings Bank, 350 Main Street, Buffalo. Designed by Harrison & Abramovitz (architects of the United Nations) and completed in 1965-9.

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Old September 29th, 2013, 08:32 PM   #143
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Pepsico Bldg. and 500 Park Avenue

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500 park avenue tower september 1984 by eralsoto, on Flickr
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Old September 30th, 2013, 05:39 AM   #144
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The low one in front is one of the early International Style classics. Still looks great and modern to this day.
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Old October 2nd, 2013, 10:00 AM   #145
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Main Place, Buffalo

Formerly the Erie County Savings Bank, 350 Main Street, Buffalo. Designed by Harrison & Abramovitz (architects of the United Nations) and completed in 1965-9.
I know Harrison was the leader of the international team of architects that design the UN Headquarters, but the elegant quality of the layout and specially the secretariat building we owe to Niemeyer. Le Corbusier's proposal to move the assembly hall only made it worse, unfortunately!

But yes, they did detail most of the complex!
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Old October 2nd, 2013, 10:14 AM   #146
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The first International Style building in the world: the former Ministry of Education and Health building (current Capanema Palace), in Rio de Janeiro. Designed in 1936 and 1937, its initial concept was proposed by the master Le Corbusier himself, though the Brazilian architects (especially Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer) modified it substantially to prove to the world that modern architecture could be used in different climates other then European and also be monumental, representing an important state institution.




It is just a very good example of modern ideals being applied on urban contexts, creating an isolated building (emphasizing monumentality) around a pleasant plaza (starting to remember the Seagram building?).



The building was heavily published and lauded when inaugurated, showing how modern architects should proceed to produce modern architecture in different places, and in good taste apply it to nobler programs.

The typology of a high rise with a low volume was widely used world over, including Bunshaft's Lever House, which is wrongly credited as being the first curtain wall office building - the international style that defines American corporate architecture in reality was first realized in the south hemisphere, also being the first state funded modern building in the world.
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Old October 2nd, 2013, 10:44 PM   #147
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Wow! Looks great. I especially like the base area!
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Old October 3rd, 2013, 10:42 PM   #148
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100 Hoog, Rotterdam (Recently completed)
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Old October 4th, 2013, 12:14 AM   #149
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Old October 12th, 2013, 08:51 PM   #150
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Ford World Headquarters, Dearborn, Michigan



Canadian Pacific Plaza, Minneapolis

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Old October 13th, 2013, 05:53 PM   #151
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With a renovation, an old worn building in Tychy, Poland, turned into an International Modernist masterpiece!
New building, compared to how it used to look:


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Remont i termomodernizacja budynku III L.O. w Tychach:








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Old October 18th, 2013, 07:10 AM   #152
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Midland Bank Building, Binghamton, NY

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It has been renovated and brought to 21st century standards without disfiguring the great original design.
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Old October 18th, 2013, 11:47 AM   #153
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Sorry, many international buildings.
Good effort, but I don't think you quite got the gist of what 'International Style' means. It's an architectural style in the same way that Georgian or Art Deco are. Google 'Mies van der Rohe' and 'Philip Johnson'. It's a good place to start.


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Old October 28th, 2013, 02:45 AM   #154
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Old November 1st, 2013, 01:42 PM   #155
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I'm surprised nobody's posted this yet A truly stunning creation.

Mies van der Rohe, Farnsworth House, 1951, Plano, Illinois.





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Old November 1st, 2013, 10:31 PM   #156
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And also his Barcelona Pavilion (designed in 1928!!)



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Old November 2nd, 2013, 01:08 AM   #157
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Something surprising, it seems Pyongyang has a western-style International Modernist skyscraper!

Pyongyang International Cultural Center




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I think it's this brown one:
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 04:18 AM   #158
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That seems a touch on the brutalist side to me
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Old November 26th, 2013, 05:28 AM   #159
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Some beautiful International Style houses
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Old November 27th, 2013, 06:17 AM   #160
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I like some from mies van der rohe...


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