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Just What Is It That Makes Neo-Traditionalist Homes So Different, So Appealing / Bart Lootsma

01 10th, 2017

Rob Krier’s practice is –and always has been- cutting edge modern and even its neo-traditionalist approach is. I do not mean modern in the sense of modernist architecture, which quite naturally developed out of the first wave of modernization that was the consequence of industrialization. Krier’s practice is the product of a Second Modernity that is defined by worldwide networks of media and transport, just as his reaction to modernist architecture, which was a natural product of the First Modernity that was defined by industrialization.

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