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Deconstructivism vs. Constructivism

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Deconstructivismnoun

(architecture) A development of postmodern architecture that began in the late 1980s, characterized by ideas of fragmentation, an interest in manipulating ideas of a structure's surface or skin, and non-rectilinear shapes which serve to distort and dislocate.

Constructivismnoun

(arts) A Russian movement in modern art characterized by the creation of nonrepresentational geometric objects using industrial materials.

Deconstructivismnoun

a school of architecture based on the philosophical theory of deconstruction

Constructivismnoun

(mathematics) A philosophy that asserts the need to construct a mathematical object to prove it exists.

Deconstructivism

Deconstructivism is a movement of postmodern architecture which appeared in the 1980s. It gives the impression of the fragmentation of the constructed building, commonly characterised by an absence of obvious harmony, continuity, or symmetry.

Constructivismnoun

A psychological epistemology which argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from their experiences.

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Constructivismnoun

an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects

Constructivismnoun

a style or movement in which assorted mechanical objects are combined into abstract mobile structural forms. The movement originated in Russia in the 1920s and has influenced many aspects of modern architecture and design.

Constructivismnoun

a view which admits as valid only constructive proofs and entities demonstrable by them, implying that the latter have no independent existence.

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