20th Century Architecture and Design

20th Century Architecture and Design

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Why did Sweden based architect, Ralph Erskine sail an old Thames barge, on a hazardous voyage from London to Stockholm? And why was Tatlin’s Tower, a Soviet constructivist building designed to rival the Eiffel Tower, never built?
If you’re fascinated by these and other questions from the history of 20th century architecture and design, then this course is for you. Learn about the development of architecture and design in Europe, North America and the former Soviet Union. Discover the key architects, designers and movements that emerged, many as a response to the end of world wars, industrialisation and scientific and technological progress. No prior knowledge needed

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