Googie Architecture

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Googie Architecture: the origins, elements, concepts, pictures and Googie in Pop-Culture.

Googie Architecture was born of the post-WWII car-culture and thrived in the 1950s and 1960s. Bold angles, colorful signs, plate glass, sweeping cantilevered roofs and pop-culture imagery captured the attention of drivers on adjacent streets. Bowling alleys looked like Tomorrowland. Coffee shops looked like something in a Jetsons cartoon.

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2 Responses to Googie Architecture

  1. João M. says:

    Não sabia que essa arquitetura tinha esse nome.
    Onde eu moro tem algumas casas assim. Uma das maiores virou agência do Banco do Brasil. 🙂

  2. Bibi says:

    A há! O Banco do Brasil aqui é numa casa / prédio antigo muito bonito. Aliás boa parte da arquitetura eles mantiveram o que foi uma idéia genial.

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