- Dynamic and cosmopolitan, Barcelona is an icon of modernity and design.
- Islam is, in some ways, I think, at war with itself in terms of its root and its modernity.
- Like the lost tribesmen of New Guinea, the inhabitants of Tibet were, it was here predicted, soon to enter into modernity.
- In Scotland, however, the old code remained legal and came to be viewed simultaneously as a relic of outmoded ways of life and as a sign of modernity.
- We acknowledge the glamour and modernity of eating and drinking in American cities by slavishly imitating them in ours.
- A deft combination of old and new materials as well as natural and artificial lighting juxtaposes chic modernity with a setting that embodies the spirit of the collection.
- The great changes of modernity mean that none of us can be religious in the same way as our ancestors.
- Here he fuses a romantic, even primitive, vision with a powerful sense of modernity.
- In more urban areas, a mixture of tradition and modernity is reflected in the architecture.
- Both setting and hero visualize and glamorize a modernity of sophistication, leisure, social mobility, and consumption.
- In the foreign-language countries, English has great importance as an Asian and international lingua franca, in tourism, a reading language for technical subjects, and a token of modernity.
- Hence large commercial buildings and the majority of urban public buildings show an amalgam of invented tradition and modernity, combining stone with iron and large surfaces of glass.
- I am dumbly entranced by what appears to be an increasing fusion of images of Indian tradition and global modernity, in the flow of advertising, music clips and movie sequences.