streamlining. Aerodynamic design in the 1920s and 1930s in which curving walls, long strips of windows (often curved around elements of a building), and thin flat roofs with pronounced overhangs were used, often in factories to suggest cleanliness and modernity. It was a characteristic of Modernism, and was promoted by designers such as Loewy and Teague.
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