PRACTICE OF IRVING JOHN GILL MODERNISM

Vasily D. FILIPPOV
2021 URBAN CONSTRUCTION AND ARCHITECTURE  
The article is devoted to the work of Irving John Gill during his heyday, and then in conditions when the principles of modernism discovered by him, due to the lack of society's need for new architecture in the United States, were not needed in this country - from 1909 until his death in 1936. New technologies used by Gill in the construction of public and residential buildings from concrete are described as well as his unsuccessful participation in the Panama-California World Exhibition of
more » ... d Exhibition of 1915-191, the construction near Los Angeles of the "ideal" city of Torrance and end-of-life projects. The reasons why Gill did not become the leader of the American and one of the leaders of world architecture are discussed, and his work is still controversial.
doi:10.17673/vestnik.2021.01.19 fatcat:s7sqamupgba2piifbhoo3yijsq