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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..Add to a collection
born 1902, Pecs
Marcel Lajos Breuer, known as Lajkó (May 21, 1902 – July 1, 1981) studied and taught at the Bauhaus in the 1920s, stressing the combination of art and technology, and eventually became the head of the school's cabinet-making shop. He later practiced in Berlin, designing houses and commercial..Add to a collection
born 1885, Karlsruhe
Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer (4 September, 1885 - 6 May, 1967) was a German architect and urban planner best known for his ties to the Bauhaus and to Mies van der Rohe, as well as for his work in urban planning at the Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago. Hilberseimer studied architecture at..Add to a collection
born 1900, Haag
Herbert Bayer (Haag, April, 5th 1900 – Montecito, CA, September 30th, 1985) was an Austrian graphic designer, painter, photographer, and architect who studied for four years at the Bauhaus under such teachers as Wassily Kandinsky and László Moholy-Nagy and was later appointed director of printing..Add to a collection
born 1881, Mechernich
Adolf Meyer (Mechernich, 17 June 1881 - Baltrum, 14 July 1929) was a German architect. A student and employee of Peter Behrens, Meyer became the office manager of Walter Gropius practice around 1915 and a full partner afterwards. In 1919, Gropius appointed Meyer as a master at the Bauhaus, where..Add to a collection
born 1886, Aachen
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies (March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German architect. He was commonly referred to and addressed by his surname, Mies. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, along with Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering..Add to a collection
born 1903, Roßlau
Richard Paulick is a German architect who worked at the Bauhaus and later practised in Shanghai and East Berlin.Add to a collection
born 1897, Pecs
Fred Forbát (also Alfred Forbát; March 31st, 1897 - May 22nd 1972)) was a Hungarian-born architect with significant work in Germany and Sweden. Forbát was born of Jewish parents in Pécs. He studied architecture and art history at the University of Budapest and the Technical University of Munich.
born 1889, Basel
Hans Emil Meyer called Hannes Meyer (November 18th, 1889 – July 19th, 1954) was a Swiss architect and urbanist and the second director of the Bauhaus in Dessau from 1928 to 1930. Meyer was appointed head of the Bauhaus architecture department when it was established in April 1927. Meyer, a..Add to a collection
“Today’s luxuries are tomorrow’s norm”, stated Walter Gropius when he described his intentions for the design of the Master Houses which were built in Dessau in 1925 for the Masters of the Bauhaus school. He further elaborated the theme of the perfect living space for a modern household as well..Add to a collection
When the Bauhaus school was created in 1919, its founding manifesto stated that 'architecture was the fine arts' ultimate goal ("Das Endziel aller bildnerischen Tätigkeit ist der Bau") However, initially architecture was not taught at the school itself. Instead, the founder of the Bauhaus, Walter..Add to a collection
The Fagus Factory is a shoe last factory in Alfeld on the Leine in Germany and is an important example of early modern architecture. Constructed between 1911-1913, it was Walter Gropius' first commission.
The owner, Carl Benscheidt, commissioned the 10-building factory. It was initially..
The Haus am Horn is an experimental residential house built as part of the first Bauhaus exhibition in 1923. It was designed by the painter Georg Muche, then the youngest master of the Bauhaus and constructed by the practice of Bauhaus director Walter Gropius under the architect Adolf Meyer. The..Add to a collection
In 1933, the Bauhaus was disbanded and the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the school's last director emigrated to the United States. The Lemke House, a residential building for Karl Lemke and his wife was his last commission before he left the country. The single-storey L-shaped complex'..Add to a collection
The Mommsen Stadium was built in 1930 by the Hungarian Bauhaus architect Fred Forbat. The complex is a historic monument today and in many ways an exception. The only sports facility built during the Bauhaus years, it is not a Bauhaus building in the strict sense (Fred Forbat left the Bauhaus in..Add to a collection
The Kant Garage was the first multi-storey parking garage in Berlin. It was built by the Bauhaus architect Richard Paulick in collaboration with Hermann Zweigenthal from 1929 to 1930 for the entrepreneur and engineer Louis Serlin.
The Kant Parking Garage was one of Richard Paulick's first..
The five houses were built on behalf of the "Spar- und Baugenossenschaft Dessau" (Dessau Savings and Building Society) by the Bauhaus building department, directed from 1927 by Hannes Meyer, who later became director of the Bauhaus. They are therfore “real” Bauhaus buildings, since they..Add to a collection
The complex of the Trade Union School built by the Hannes Meyer and Hans Wittwer from 1928 to 1930 is the Bauhaus' largest building project apart from the Bauhaus in Dessau and one of its most eminent buildings. Hannes Meyer received the commisssion for the project shortly after his nomination as..Add to a collection
born 1889, Elbing
Alfred Arndt (November 26th 1896 - 1976 in Darmstadt was a German architect and Bauhaus scholar born in Elbing, East Prussia. After studying drafting at a large machine factory in Elbing, Alfred Arndt was conscripted into military duty during World War One and worked as a foreman in Danzig in..Add to a collection
The "Haus des Volkes" in Probstzella, a village in the Thuringian Slate Mountains nature reserve, was built for the industrialist Franz Itting and conceived as a hotel to attract tourists to the region and as cultural center for the local population. It was planned and realised by the Bauhaus..Add to a collection