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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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Henry van de Velde

Weimar, Germany
born 1863, Antwerp

Henry Van de Velde (April 3rd, 1863 – October, 25th 1957) was a Belgian painter, architect and interior designer. Together with Victor Horta he could be considered one of the main founders and representatives of Art Nouveau in Belgium. Van de Velde spent the most important part of his career in..

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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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Glass Pavilion

Cologne, Germany
by Bruno Taut

The Glass Pavilion, built in 1914 by Bruno Taut, was a prismatic glass dome structure at the Cologne Deutscher Werkbund Exhibition. The structure was a brightly colored landmark at the exhibition, and was constructed using concrete and glass.The concrete structure had inlaid colored glass plates..

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Fritz Höger

Hamburg, Germany
born 1877, Elmshorn

Johann Frederick Hoeger, called Fritz Hoeger (born 12 June 1877 in Bekenreihe at Elmshorn, deceased 21 June 1949 in Bad Segeberg) was a German architect and builder. He is considered one of the leading representatives of German brick expressionism.

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Hoeger was the eldest of..

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