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Gropius: the King of Bauhaus

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (b. 1883, d. 1969) was the founder of the Staatliches Bauhaus (School of Building) which ran from 1919 to 1933 in Germany. 290 more words


Architecture + Democracy

“A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy.”

- Walter Gropius

In an architectural context, modern often refers to the international style of architecture, but it could be taken in the traditional sense as “of the time.” Similarly, … 70 more words


British exhibition displays a replica of the Buchenwald gate

Update Nov. 1, 2014:  One of the regular readers of my blog wrote, in a comment, that the original “Jeden das Seine” gate into the former Buchenwald concentration camp is being “restored” and a temporary gate is currently in it’s place. 705 more words


The Bauhaus, The manchester school of art and an object!

The Bauhaus was founded in 1919 by the architect Walter Gropius and is a German school of arts. A key principle is that form follows function. 518 more words

Critical Studies

Artisan | Industrial | Education

Deutscher Werkbund (German Association of Craftsmen) was a group formed by architects, designers, artists and industrialists. It is one the early examples of collaborative working to improve methods of manufacturing to support Germany’s competition in the global market.  271 more words


The Machine and the Craftsman: The Hope for Technology in Prefabricated American Architecture

Everett E Henderson Jr
University of Florida
School of Architecture

Nexus: Handmade to High Tech
Southeastern College of Art Conference
Sarasota, Florida/ Ringling College of Art and Design… 2,830 more words