The modern movement includes a series of architectural movements and advancements that derives from the stylistic and creative remnants of the Art Nouveau, Cubist and Art Deco periods; incorporates the Zweckkunst of the German Neues Bauen; French ferro-concrete experiments; American health programs and industrial design; social and political bases of Russian Constructivism, that lead to the ‘functionalist’ buildings of the International Style and its seminal regional variation.
Sharp, Dennis, and Catherine Cooke. The modern movement in architecture: selections from the DOCOMOMO registers. Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2000. Print.