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Hansaviertel housing project

Late September, on a lovely, sunny saturday, Lower East went on a bike tour to Hansaviertel in Berlin. A very small district in the city. 225 more words


Design Detective #8

What am I?

I’m a design school created by Walter Gropius.

  1. What was the main difference with this art school compared to others?
    –Staatliches Bauhaus, better known as just Bauhaus.
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Walter Gropius - Architektur

So, the second 1 Euro purchase from recent visit to Berlin. A 1950’s version of Walter Gropius – Architektur. The Bauhaus orange eye on the front along with the linear grey background look beautiful. 44 more words

Historic Scale Models

And the Classic Buildings they helped design.

Would the world’s greatest architecture have been as beautiful –

Without the benefit of the architect’s scale model? 17 more words

Scale Model

Historic Scale Models

And the Classic Buildings they helped design.

Not a Scale Model . . .

But two of the world’s most influential architects

sharing a conversation over a cup of coffee in a Parisian Café 20 more words

Scale Model

"There's No Place Like Home"

Sometimes you have to let something special go to get it back.  And that is exactly what happened with us.  We are proud to say Lewis Robinson is back; back indeed as a full time designer working with us in our expanding business.  484 more words

Bauhaus postcards from 1923

As you might know, I love a good postcard. Here’s something awesome featured in Wired:

In 1923, the Bauhaus was preparing for its first exhibition, where Walter Gropius, the school’s founder, would extol the benefits of industrial mass production.

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