5 Art Movements that Influenced Architecture


Dadaism Influence on Architecture. Image © Kurt Schwitters, Merzbau, Hannover, 1933 | Philipp Rümmele

Dadaism Influence on Architecture. Image © Kurt Schwitters, Merzbau, Hannover, 1933 | Philipp Rümmele

As far as history goes back, art and architecture have always been interrelated disciplines. From the elaboration of the Baroque movement, to the geometric framework of modernism, architects found inspiration from stylistic approaches, techniques, and concepts of historic art movements, and translated them into large-scale habitable structures. In this article, we explore how 5 art movements paved the way for modern day architecture, looking into how architects borrowed from their characteristics and approaches to design to create their very own architectural compositions.

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