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Hugo Häring

(1882—1958)

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Bruno Taut

Bruno Taut  

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(1880–1938).German architect. He worked with Theodor Fischer (1904–8), then practised with Franz Hoffmann (d.1950), designing several works before gaining critical attention with his Steel Industry ...
CIAM

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The series of Congresses was initiated by Le Corbusier and the writer Sigfried Giedion in June 1928. The first four Congresses (1928, 1929, 1930, 1933) made an equivocal contribution to ...
Der Ring

Der Ring  

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Architectural pressure-group founded in 1923–4 as the ‘Ring of Ten’ representing Neues Bauen. In 1926 membership was extended to include Bartning, Behrens, Gropius, Häring, Haesler, Hilbersheimer, ...
Hans Poelzig

Hans Poelzig  

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(1869–1936).Berlin-born German architect. After working under Häring in the 1890s, early in the new century he was appointed (through the influence of Muthesius) Professor (and Director from 1903) at ...
Hans Scharoun

Hans Scharoun  

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 (1893–1972) German architect.Scharoun was the most significant German modernist to establish himself before the Nazi takeover, to remain in Germany, then re-emerge to a major career in the 1950s ...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe  

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(1886–1969)German-born architect and director of the Bauhaus, who emigrated to the USA in 1937. His pavilion for the 1929 International Exhibition in Barcelona was regarded as a masterpiece of ...
Martin Wagner

Martin Wagner  

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(b1885, Königsberg; d1957, Cambridge, MA),urban planner, theorist and architect. Wagner was an assertive Socialist who promoted low-cost industrialized housing and rationalized city plans. He ...
Neues Bauen

Neues Bauen  

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Avant-garde architecture in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s, originally associated with the Arbeitsrat für Kunst, then with Häring, and later with new architecture in general, especially of the ...
Novembergruppe

Novembergruppe  

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A group of radical left-wing German artists formed in Berlin in December 1918; it was named after the revolution that had broken out in Germany the previous month, at the end of the First World War, ...
Organic architecture

Organic architecture  

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C20 term used in so many ways it is virtually meaningless. Organic suggests organization formed as if by some natural process, so organic architecture may mean governed in its evolution by natural ...
railway stations

railway stations  

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Had no distinctive history until the Liverpool and Manchester railway of 1830, with the opening of Manchester Liverpool Road and Liverpool Crown Street: the light passenger traffic on the Stockton ...

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