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Erich Mendelsohn

Berlin, Germany
born 1887, Allenstein

Erich Mendelsohn (March 21, 1887 – September 15, 1953) was a German architect, known for his expressionist architecture in the 1920s, as well as for developing a dynamic functionalism in his projects for department stores and cinemas. Born in Allenstein (Olsztyn), East Prussia, Mendelsohn was the..

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Bruno Taut

Berlin, Germany
born 1880, Kaliningrad

Bruno Julius Florian Taut (4 May 1880, Königsberg, Germany - 24 December 1938, Istanbul), was a prolific German architect, urban planner and author active in the Weimar period. Taut is best known for his theoretical work, speculative writings and a handful of exhibition buildings. Taut's..

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Wassili Luckhardt

Berlin, Germany
born 1889, Berlin

The German architect and furniture designer Wassili Luckhardt (July 22nd, 1889 - December 2nd, 1972) was born in Berlin. Between 1908 and 1910 Wassili Luckhardt attended the Technische Hochschule in Berlin. Like his brother Hans, Wassili Luckhardt belonged to several groups of artists until 1920,..

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Peter Behrens

Berlin, Germany
born 1868, Hamburg

Peter Behrens (April 14th 1868 - February 27th 1940) was one of the leaders of architectural reform at the turn of the century and a major designer of factories and office buildings in brick, steel and glass. Behrens studied painting in his native Hamburg, as well as in Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe..

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Hans Scharoun

Berlin, Germany
born 1893, Bremen

Bernhard Hans Henry Scharoun (September 20th, 1893 – November 25th, 1972) was a German architect born in Bremen best known for designing the Berlin Philharmonic Hall. He was an important exponent of Organic architecture.

[h]Early Life[/h]
Scharoun was born in Bremen, German Empire. After..

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Ludwig Hilberseimer

Chicago, USA
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..

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Otto Bartning

Darmstadt, Germany
born 1883, Karlsruhe

Otto Bartning (April 12th, 1883 - February 20th, 1959) was a Modernist German architect, architectural theorist and teacher. He was a member of Der Ring. In 1951 he was elected president of the Federation of German Architects.

Bartning became known as an early reformer of art and design..

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Hans Poelzig

Berlin, Germany
born 1869, Berlin

Hans Poelzig (April 30th, 1869 – June 14th, 1936) was a German architect, painter and set designer. He was born in Berlin to the countess Clara Henrietta Maria Poelzig. The countess' husband did not recognize him as his son and he was raised by the family of a choirmaster and organist near..

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Fred Forbat

Stockholm, Sweden
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. Add to a collection

Siemensstadt

Berlin, Germany
by Otto Bartning, ...

The Siemensstadt residential estate was launched by the Berlin Senate in 1928. it was designed by a group of architects, namely Hans Scharoun, Walter Gropius, Otto Bartning and Rudolf Häring. Collectively they called themselves 'The Ring' (der Ring in German). Two further architects, Fred Forbat..

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Heinrich Tessenow

Berlin, Germany
born 1876, Rostock

Heinrich Tessenow (April 7th, 1876 - November 1st, 1950) was a German architect, professor, and urban planner active in the Weimar era. He was born in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Schwerin. His father was a carpenter, and he studied as an apprentice before studying architecture in a building trade school..

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