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Walter Gropius

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
born 1883, Berlin

Walter Gropius (May 18th 1883 – July 5th 1969) is the inventor of the Bauhaus. Born in Berlin, Walter Gropius was the third child of Walter Adolph Gropius and Manon Auguste Pauline Scharnweber. Gropius married Alma Mahler (1879-1964), widow of Gustav Mahler. Walter and Alma's daughter, named..

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Wiel Arets

Amsterdam, Netherlands
born 1955, Heerlen

Wiel Arets is a Dutch architect, architectural theorist, urbanist, industrial designer and the former Dean of the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Previously was he the Professor of Building Planning and Design at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK)..

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Fernando Romero

Mexico City, Mexico
born 1971, Mexico City

Fernando Romero is a Mexican architect, son-in-law of Mexican billionaire, Carlos Slim. He is the grandson of Alejandro Romero Lesbros, who was a pioneer in the development of several boroughs and recreation districts in Mexico City from 1920s to 1940s. His grandfather Raúl Romero Erazo and..

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David Chipperfield

London, United Kingdom
born 1953, London

David Chipperfield (born Dezember 18th, 1953) is an English architect. Uncompromisingly modernist in outlook, his practice is driven by a consistent philosophical approach, rather than a 'house style'. He has offices in London, Berlin and Milan, and a representative office in Shanghai.

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Marianne Brandt

Chemnitz, Germany
born 1893, Chemnitz

Marianne Brandt (1 October 1893 – 18 June 1983) was a painter, sculptor, photographer and designer who studied at the Bauhaus school and became head of the metal workshop in 1928. Brandt's designs for metal ashtrays, tea and coffee services, lamps and other household objects are now recognized as..

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Otti Berger

Berlin, Germany
born 1898, Zmajevac

Otti Berger (October 4, 1898 in Zmajevac, Croatia - 1944 in Auschwitz concentration camp) was a textile artist and weaver. She was a student and later teacher at the Bauhaus. Berger was born in Zmajevac, part of present-day Croatia. Berger had Yugoslav citizenship, but is often credited among..

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Florence Knoll

Florida, USA
born 1917, Michigan

Florence Knoll Bassett was an American architect and furniture designer who studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Eliel Saarinen. She was born Florence Schust in Saginaw, Michigan and graduated from the Kingswood School before studying at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Knoll also received a..

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Lotte Stam-Beese

Amsterdam, Netherlands
born 1903, Reisicht

Charlotte Ida Anna "Lotte" Stam-Beese was a German architect and urban planner who helped with the reconstruction of Rotterdam after World War II. Beese was born in Reisicht, Silesia, Germany (now Rokitki, Tczew County, Poland). As a young adult she first found work as a weaver in Dresden. She..

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