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Gropius, Walter (Adolf Georg)locked

(b Berlin, May 18, 1883; d Boston, MA, July 5, 1969).
  • Gilbert Herbert

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American architect, industrial designer and teacher of German birth. He was one of the most influential figures in the development of the Modern Movement, whose contribution lay as much in his work as theoretician and teacher as it did in his innovative architecture. The important buildings and projects in Gropius’s career—the early factories, the Bauhaus complex at Dessau (...

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