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Bauhaus | Anna Powell Lecture

Today’s lecture was focused on Bauhaus. We were to study the school as well as members of the innovative movement.

The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany, founded by Walter Gropius, which combined crafts and the fine arts rather than having the two separately and played an important role in unpinning the modern movement, home of the ordered, clean exact design. 677 more words

Year Two

The Bauhouse and influence

The Bauhaus, a German word meaning “house of building”. Bauhaus, was and art school  in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicised and taught. 203 more words

Critical Studies Research

After visiting | Haus am Horn, Weimar

Goethe’s Garden house. 

Haus am Horn 

Floor plan of Haus am Horn

Haus am Horn.

Haus am horn was an experimental building by Bauhaus Weimar to reinvent the residential typology for the modern living. 148 more words


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