The National Ballet School: Postmodern Architecture

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The National Ballet School: Postmodern Architecture
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The National Ballet School located at 400 Jarvis Street is the ultimate example of postmodern architecture. It combines historic and contemporary buildings to create a balanced visual environment. Northfield a large Victorian home even acts as a visual anchor creating a much needed focal point.
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The National Ballet School at 400 Jarvis Street demonstrates how dance and architecture can be combined. The Site uses surrounding cityscape as a backdrop for the performances within. In many ways this is a throw back to similar architectural products in the 1950s and 1960s(Merriman 427).
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Appendix 1: National Ballet School
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Appendix 2: National Ballet School and Surrounding Area
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