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Charles Jencks Architecture Of The Jumping...
Charles Jencks grounds modernism in the Newtonian cosmology and its concept of mathematical order. He also links modern...

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Charles Jencks grounds modernism in the Newtonian cosmology and its concept of mathematical order. He also links modern architecture with corporate ideas of power and image, using Nazi architecture as evidence political might displayed through formal order. Jencks describes the political alignment of Mies van der Rohe, as illustrated by his Lake Shore Drive Residence and IBM Center projects in Chicago.