Walter Gropius

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  • Walter Gropius Essay

    - Walter Gropius was born on 18 May 1883 in Berlin, Germany to a privileged and renowned family. - He began studying architecture in 1903 at the Technical University in Munich and later transferred to the Technical University in Berlin-Charlottenburg in 1905, only to leave without completing his degree in 1907. - In 1908, he was employed as an assistant and building supervisor by Peter Behrens’ practice. Behrens was one of the protagonists of an artistic reform movement that sought to establish a new relationship between artistic individuality and industrial mass production. o The experience Gropius gained in Behrens’ office provided him with an important foundation in his future as it prompted him to transform the technical form into an…

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  • The Bauhaus: An Influential Artistic Movement

    the Bauhaus school came about in a time that was ripe for change. World War I had recently ended and Germany’s industry was just getting back on its feet. Walter Gropius, German architect and the Bauhaus School’s founder, felt that there needed to be a better unity of art, design, and industry. He thought the manufacturing during his time was soulless and lacked creativity and that art was losing its place in society. Feeling personally responsible to be the necessary change, Gropius went on to…

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  • Bauhaus In Art

    of the most successful art and design institution in promoting a new combination of crafts, art and technology, which also be suitable for providing an atmosphere of exploring Gesamtkunstwerk or the total work of art, by Walter Gropius in 1919. (Bauhaus Online, n.d.) And it has been influenced and adapted in the works of architectural buildings, furniture and art pieces worldwide. For the purpose of the essay, role of failure can be meant the function wasn’t come up successfully. (Oxford English…

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  • Compare And Contrast Regionalism And International Architecture

    Another example on international style is Walter Gropius Bauhaus School; Bauhaus emphasis on basic geometric shapes Model (circle and square and triangle) the use of lines and stay away from the central position in the image. As it can be seen relatively wide gap in the Bauhaus designs. For regionalism, Frampton sees in the Church of Utzon Bagsvaerd (1973-76), near Copenhagen, self-conscious synthesis between the world of global culture and civilization. This is what emerges from rationality,…

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  • Bauhaus Unified Architecture

    The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany Dessau, it was built with the idea of generating an overall work of art in which all arts, cultures, and architecture be unified and modernized. The Bauhaus style is considered one of the most influential masterpieces in the modern design. The school was developed in the 1900's under the hands of three different architects. The founder and the creator of the Bauhaus was Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer took the lead after Walter from 1928…

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  • Mercedes Benz Case Study

    Introduction Mercedes-Benz is a multinational brand of the German maker Daimler AG, the brand is utilized for extravagance vehicles, transports, mentors, and trucks. Mercedes-Benz is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. The name initially showed up in 1926 under Daimler-Benz which is generally viewed as the main vehicles. Mercedes-Benz is a piece of the "German Big 3" extravagance automakers, alongside Audi and BMW, which are the three top of the line extravagance automakers on the planet…

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  • Art And Craft Of The Machine Analysis

    Art and Craft of the Machine- Frank Lloyd Wright The key aspect discussed by Frank Lloyd Wright in ‘The Art and Craft of the Machine' is 'the machine' in which he stresses that ‘in the machine lies the only future of Arts and Crafts’. During the time, 1901, Wright wrote the visionary article, expressing his philosophy on 'the machine', how it can be used, studying the misuse of ‘the machine' in architecture and art; supporting his points with historical events and art movements. Wright's report…

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  • Existential And Embodied Wisdom In Architecture

    A Finnish architect, became a Phenomenologist in 1957 when he was inspired by one of his mentor, Professor Aulis Blomstedt. A quote from the man, Juhani Pallasmaa, Buildings are not abstract, meaningless construction, or aesthetic compositions, they are extensions and shelters of our bodies, memories, identities and minds. Consequently, architecture arises from existentially true confrontations, experiences, recollections and aspirations (The Thinking Hand. Existential and embodied wisdom in…

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  • America Likes Me Analysis

    “thought of the vagina in many ways--physically and conceptually: as a sculptural form” (570). Speaking her truth from her vagina, and arguing with men using the thing that makes her different to them, ‘inferior’ possibly in their eyes, Schneemann opposes and challenges everything that she is supposed to be. For her audience, this experience would have been visual and audial, also possibly involving their sense of smell. As Beuys before her, Schneemann’s complex performance lives on in the…

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  • Henkel AG & Company Case Study

    History Henkel AG & Company, KGaA, is a German multinational company. Founded in 1876 and headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany. This operates in the chemical and consumer goods. It is organized into three business areas: 1. Laundry & Home Care (household cleaning products such as laundry detergent laundry and dishwashing liquid) 2. Beauty Care (beauty and oral care products such as shampoo, hair colorants, shower products, toothpaste et cetera) 3. Adhesive Technologies (adhensives, surface…

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