Avant-garde architecture

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"Collectivist House" – a 1921 sketch by Nikolai Ladovsky, leader of the Rationalist movement

Avant-garde architecture is architecture which is innovative and radical. There have been a variety of architects and movements whose work has been characterised in this way, especially Modernism. Other examples include Constructivism, Neoplasticism (De Stijl) and Expressionism.[1]


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  1. ^ Heynen, Hilde (2004), "Avant Garde", Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Architecture, Vol. 1, Taylor & Francis, pp. 97–99, ISBN 978-1579584337