Thursday, May 18, 2017

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius


May 18, 1883. BERLIN.- Walter Adolph Georg Gropius was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture. Gropius died in 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, aged 86. Today, he is remembered not only by his various buildings but also by the district of Gropiusstadt in Berlin. Fagus Works built some 100 years ago by famous German architect Walter Gropius in Alfeld Leine, Germany.

Walter Gropius's Monument to the March Dead (1921) dedicated to the memory of nine workers who died in Weimar resisting the Kapp Putsch. Wikipedia

Gropius House (1938) in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Wikipedia
https://www.german-way.com/notable-people/featured-bios/walter-gropius/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Gropius

1 comment:

Carla Ives said...

Not too fond of the architecture, but I've seen objects like the tea pot you posted on FB. That is beautiful and I understand there's more like this or better.