Goodbye to Modern Architecture.American architects gained international stature in the 1950s and 1960s with their gleaming high-rise buildings of reflecting glass and steel. The generation of architects trained by Mies van der Rohe put modern architecture, the International Style as it was known, on the map. These building designs were simple, unadorned, and built with modern materials that expressed their structure. The cardinal rules of modernism were that less is more and form follows
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