Try bringing the outdoors in with these simple hacks

by 24USATVMay 18, 2020, 11 p.m. 24
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After the 1918 Spanish flu and the scourge of tuberculosis, there was a push for "healthier" buildings, "full of light and air," as the Swiss architect Le Corbusier put it. This translated into the clean lines and white surfaces of what came to be known as the "International Style" of architecture. The hygienic qualities of these modernist buildings were generally more aesthetic than real, but designs such as Alvar Aalto's competition-winning Paimio sanatorium did provide the abundance of light and air recommended by Le Corbusier.

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