the general form of architecture developed in the 1920s and 1930s by Gropius, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and others, characterized by simple geometric forms, large untextured, often white, surfaces, large areas of glass, and general use of steel or reinforced concrete construction.
(sometimes lowercase) any of various 20th-century styles in art, as cubism or abstract expressionism, that have gained wide currency in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and elsewhere.
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The wealthy spend millions of U.S. dollars overseas for private, international-style education.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More | Junheng Li | November 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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This aids the reader, and helps in the formation of a uniform International Style.The International Auxiliary Language Esperanto | George Cox
British Dictionary definitions for International Style
a 20th-century architectural style characterized by undecorated rectilinear forms and the use of glass, steel, and reinforced concrete
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