Posts Tagged: streamlined moderne

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Streamlined and Modern

Thankfully we are starting to see increased appreciation for the streamlined moderne style of architecture and even more importantly, successful restorations and additions. This house, built in 1948, has been locally listed. It is considered significant due to the fact that it is “a Post-war house with both typical and unusual features, a very good […]

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The Ocean Liner and Streamlined Moderne Styles (1925-1950)

The inter-war functionalist style, which spanned the period between the two world wars, had its background in European modernism of the 1920s and 1930s. Modernism is the general name given to the trend which embraced functionalism, technology and the elimination of applied historical ornamentation. The influence of Le Corbusier, Eric Mendelssohn, W M Dudock and the […]