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The Origins And Myths Of Modern Architecture Charles Rushing

The Origins And Myths Of Modern Architecture

Charles Rushing

Published July 12th 2011
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Modern Architecture began with the advent of electric power- once harnessed the power of electricity produced steel for structure, drives to operate elevators, and even telephones to comunicate specifications instantly. With electric power modernMoreModern Architecture began with the advent of electric power- once harnessed the power of electricity produced steel for structure, drives to operate elevators, and even telephones to comunicate specifications instantly. With electric power modern architecture was free to separate from classical architecture as clearly defined by Rushkin who claimed that: ... once metal touches stone it is no longer classic architecture. No definition has ever been concieved to describe what modern architecture should look like, yet styles have been invented to represent one building from another. Historians lacking architectural intelligence have controlled the media conception of what is modern architecture. These so Called architectural historians created the confusion and mythology that surrounds modern architecture up to the present time.