Walter Gropius

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  • Reflection Of The Bauhaus

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    Introduction The Bauhaus was established by Walter Gropius (1883-1969)in Germany , Weimar, according to the Bauhaus interiors , the Bauhaus is actually a word which has been inverted( suahuab) from a German term which means “building house or house construction ” ( The Bauhaus Movement, 2012) . Johannes Itten (1888-1967) was the one who initially established “the heart of Bauhaus education” (Meggs 1998:279) which was the preliminary course. In the year 1923, Johannes Itten left the Bauhaus due

  • The Bauhaus : A New Unity, Between Art And Technology

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    Walter Gropius stated that one of the aims of the Bauhaus was “a new unity” between art and technology. Was the Bauhaus successful in merging art with mass-­‐production? Or, despite their utopic ideals, were they limited to designing for an elite? The Bauhaus was an art and design school that operated in Germany from 1919 to 1933 (Smith 2005, p. 31) and was a major component of the Modernism movement. In 1923 the schools’ founder Walter Gropius called for “a new unity” between art and technology

  • Research Paper On The Bauhaus Movement

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    between the two world wars. It was founded in 1919 in the city of Weimar in Germany by architect Walter Gropius. Although the Bauhaus was founded by an architect, it did not actually have architecture department during its early years. Instead, Gropius wanted to focus on a study of art that would eventually encompass many different aspects of design, and tying them all together. The word Bauhaus

  • Reflection Of The Bauhaus Movement

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    Introduction The Bauhaus was established by Walter Gropius (1883-1969)in Germany ,according to the Bauhaus interiors , the Bauhaus is actually a word which has been inverted( suahuab) from a German term which means “building house or house construction ” ( The Bauhaus Movement, 2012) . Johannes Itten (1888-1967) was the one who initially established “the heart of Bauhaus education” (Meggs 1998:279) which was the prefatory course. In the year 1923, Johannes Itten left the Bauhaus due to the fact

  • Bauhaus vs. Jonson Wax administrative building

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    administrative building Frank Lloyd Wright and Walter Gropius are widely regarded as the prionneering masters of modern architecture.The Johnson Wax Building and Bauhaus as their symbolic and critical masterpieces shared similar style of form but different idea of interpreting design. Wright’s simplicity approach and Gropius ‘less is more’ idea are seemingly related, but varied by their self preference in most aspects. Generally, since the aim of Gropius is to reconcile arts and crafts, the Bauhaus

  • Modern Technology And Science Rule

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    wild hopes through the country (Gay 2008, p315). This along with the constantly rising trends of modernity and the worlds need to make it new, an ever growing list of modern men throughout Europe strove to make a difference, one of these men was Walter Gropius. “A

  • The World Of Modern Architecture Essay

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    been one of the most innovative and interesting ones of his time, but, unfortunately, this role has not been so often recognized in him by the historians.  M. Breuer belongs to a generation to which time and fame have not been so generous with. W. Gropius, Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier, in fact, when Breuer was in his twenties, had already began to give their contribute to the birth of a new era in architecture: the Modern Movement. Only in the latest years the critics have started to give to

  • Essay On The Bauhaus

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    The Bauhaus was set up in 1919 in Weimar by Walter Gropius (1883–1969). In 1925, the Bauhaus moved from Weimar to Dessau, where a new building is designed by Gropius. In this essay, I am going to discuss about the opinions made by many writers on Gropius’s mindset and intention in building the new Bauhaus. The architectural aspects and interior space planning of the Bauhaus have become the identifications of the modernist architecture as well as legend in the history of design and design education

  • The Impact Of Modernism

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    Jonathan Glance , author of the book 20th Century Architecture ; The Structures That Shaped The Century describes modernism as “ an attitude rather than a style “ an attempt to free the architect from the rules of convention. Form following function was an attribute adopted by architectural modernists. As a result of this, modern architecture is no longer ornamentally focused but uses materials such as concrete, glass, steel and wood for functional construction. With reference to Le Corbusier and

  • Modernism in Architecture

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    romance and traditions of past epochs have become meaningless in the modern age. For example, symbolism through grand embellishments which were once the noblest function of fine art and consider great components of architecture have become tasteless (Gropius, 49). “Modern building art refuses to play a mere decorative role in our life” and want to leave the aesthetic traditions of the past (Rohe, 241). Therefore, in

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