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"Limitation makes the creative mind inventive."

“Limitation makes the creative mind inventive.”

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


"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


1963: Bauhaus Cake

Cake in the shape of the Bauhaus building in Dessau, Germany, served on the occasion of Walter Gropius’ 80th birthday, 1963. (source)

Old mods hard-wired to ugly

The two buildings above say all that needs to be said, really, about why traditional architecture is superior to modern architecture. Still, it is crucial to understand why modern architecture emerged in the first half of the last century, and why, despite its manifest flaws, it has been so tenacious in resisting a return to a more sensible architecture. 547 more words


Modern Architecture

Modern architecture or modernist architecture is a term applied to a group of styles of architecture which emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after World War II. 115 more words

Frank Lloyd Wright

2017-07-15 Nor by Nor’east Caravan – Lexington, Concord, and The Shot Heard 'Round the World; Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer...

We had a free day to explore the region. We chose to tour Concord and Lexington.  After driving to Lexington we joined a trolley ride for a 90 minute to drive along the roads between Lexington and Concord; our guide told us the history of the Battle of Concord and Lexington, the start of the War for Independence. 775 more words

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ON THIS DAY: May 18, 2017

May 18th is

Cheese Soufflé Day

Buy a Musical Instrument Day *

International Museum Day *

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day *

National No Dirty Dishes Day… 683 more words