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Bauhaus 1919-1933

I don’t typically make resolutions at the start of a new year, but I do reflect on the recent past, where I stand with myself, and what I would like to create going forward. 434 more words

Modern architecture is crazy

Among the most recent revelations of science in the service of architecture is that three of the most eminent founders of modern architecture suffered from mental illness. 2,097 more words

Architecture

Bauhaus Movement

Dessau, the ‘capital’ of  #Bauhaus. The art school established by Walter #Gropius has left its mark here as the avant-garde of #classic #modernism – in the shape of one #museum and several #masters houses.

Design

Manifesto: Bauhaus, First Things First, and Ten Principles of Good Design

Still getting along with Manifesto, today’s assignment was to answer as well as explain through he 5W + 1H about Ten Principles of Good Design (Dieter Rams), Bauhaus (Walter Gropius),  39 more words

Reflective Practice

Saint John’s University, Marcel Breuer, 1960s 

LEARNING FROM THE AMERICAS: GROPIUS AND BREUER IN THE NEW WORLD (2015)

Lecture by Barry Bergdoll for Harvard Graduate Design School, exploring the  influence of Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer on American architecture. (Photo by thismintymoment)

"Limitation makes the creative mind inventive."

“Limitation makes the creative mind inventive.”

Walter Gropius, architect. German, a founder of Bauhaus school

German

"The mind is like an umbrella. It's most useful when open."

“The mind is like an umbrella. It’s  most useful when open.”

Walter Gropius, German, architect

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