The Postwar American House

The Postwar American House

The Postwar American House

Beatriz Colomina 
30/06/1998


America had been quite hostile to the ideas of the European architectural avant-garde. But for a relatively brief period, the space of about five years following the end of World War II, it embraced modem architecture. It wasn’t, as with the famous International Style exhibition of 1932, the importation of some European ideas repackaged as a ‘style’. It was the development of a whole new mode of operation, one that fascinated not only Europe, but the rest of the world as well… [+]


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