Gropius



Download EBOOK Gropius for freeBook Title: Gropius
Category: Art & Photography
Language: English
Realese Date: 1 October 2011
Number of Pages: 96 pages
Autor: Gilbert Lupfer
ISBN: 9783822835289

Description of the book "Gropius"

Born and educated in Germany, Walter Gropius (1883-1969) belongs to the select group of architects that massively influenced the international development of modern architecture. As the founding director of the Bauhaus, Gropius made inestimable contributions to his field, to the point that knowing his work is crucial to understanding Modernism. His early buildings, such Fagus Boot-Last Factory and the Bauhaus Building in Dessau, with their use of glass and industrial features, are still indispensable points of reference. After his emigration to the United States, he influenced the education of architects there and became, along with Mies van der Rohe, a leading proponent of the international Style.
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