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Expressionist architecture was an architectural movement in Europe during the first decades of the 20th century in parallel with the expressionist visual and performing arts that especially developed and dominated in Germany. Expressionist architecture is one of the three dominant styles of Modern architecture International Style, Expressionist, and Constructivist architecture.

Besides looking like a ship, Het Schip resembles a bizarre art form. Its appearance is unconventional from all angles. The exterior consists of bright orange bricks, decked with towers and architectural elements in unconventional shapes.
Dutch expressionism (Amsterdam School), Het Schip apartment building in Amsterdam, 1917–20 (Michel de Klerk)

Brick Expressionism is a special variant of this movement in western and northern Germany and in The Netherlands.

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The style was characterised by an early-modernist adoption of novel materials, formal innovation, and very unusual massing.

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