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  1. Modern architecture

    Modern architecture or Modernist architecture is a term applied to an overarching movement, with its exact definition and scope varying widely. The term is often applied to modernist movements at the turn of the 20th century, with efforts to reconcile the principles underlying architectural design with rapid technological advancement and the modernization of society. It would take the form of numerous movements, schools of design, and architectural styles, some in tension with one another, and often equally defying such classification. The term Modern architecture may be used to differentiate from Classical architecture following Vitruvian ideals, while it is also applied to various contemporary architecture styles such as Postmodern, High-tech or even New Classical, depending on the context. In art history, the revolutionary and neoclassical styles that evolved around 1800 are also called modern. The concept of modernism is a central theme in the efforts of 20th century modern architecture. Gaining global popularity especially after the Second World War, architectural modernism was adopted by many architects and architectural educators, and continued as a dominant architectural style for institutional and corporate buildings into the 21st century. Modernism eventually generated reactions, most notably Postmodernism which sought to preserve pre-modern elements, while "Neo-modernism" has emerged as a reaction to Post-modernism.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of modern architecture in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of modern architecture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    It's not for everyone, some people feel like it's a very modern architecture and this is not what (they) like. (They) want to visit the old district.

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  • العمارة الحديثةArabic
  • आधुनिक वास्तुकलाHindi
  • Arsitektur modernIndonesian
  • architectura modernLatin
  • moderne arkitekturNorwegian
  • Современная архитектураRussian
  • நவீன கட்டிடக்கலைTamil
  • 現代建築Chinese

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