The Atomic Age of design following the end of World War II saw the rise of modernist, purely functional architecture. But once the threat of an apocalypse passed, the world of design experienced a dramatic shift away from the modern aesthetic, embracing ornamentation and expression. If we’ve piqued your curiosity, then join Architect Steve Alden, AIA, as he explores this exciting period in history in the latest Art in Architecture webinar, Post Preapocalyptic Architecture: 1965-1985, and take the associated quiz to earn 1 AIA LU.
Afterward, sign up to continue your architectural journey through time with Alden as he explores PoMo Interdictive Architecture: 1985-2005. This AIA-accredited webinar airs on May 10 at 2:00 p.m. ET and will delve into how the architects of today, empowered by the precision of computers, are rejecting the design aesthetics of the past to experiment with shape and structure.