Critical regionalism  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Critical regionalism approach to architecture that strives to counter the placelessness and lack of meaning in Modern Architecture by using contextual forces to give a sense of place and meaning. The term critical regionalism was first used by Alexander Tzonis and Liane Lefaivre and later more famously by Kenneth Frampton.




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