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International 1928 to 1960

  • Irregular massing of volumetric elements
  • Complete lack of ornament
  • Flat roofs, cantilevered sections: roof, balconies
  • Smooth and uniform wall surfaces, plastered and painted white
  • Ribbon windows with large plate glass, corner windows, horizontal emphasis with accent of some curved or cylindrical windows
  • Steel construction, steel-reinforced concrete