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Second photo in serial of photos of 1920-1941. architecture Moderna, this time an ordinary residential house that applies traditional solution of angled rooftop and traditional chimnies, but implies moderna solutions for its facade, round corners, built-in windows and cascading face, creating moderna-style look to pedestrians as partly hidding the roof.
Such family houses were popular in 1920-1941 period and this one is taken in Jagodin Mala neighborhood on the right bank of Nishava, in Nish.

Modernism..
a rejection of historicism
materials and functional requirements determine the result
an adoption of the machine aesthetic
rejection of ornament
simplification of forms
adoption of expressed structure

Form follows function

Photographic note: photo is probably too dark on usual CRT monitors, can't help it there as using laptop screen.

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