Monday, December 3, 2007

Monday, December 3, 2007 - Bauhaus in Weimer (1919-1925) o...

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Bauhaus in Weimer (1919-1925) o Walter Gropius wanted to develop an objective, non-expressive type of design The look is rather plain, with geometric shapes and simple, functional objects. o By 1923, Gropius had gathered an international faculty Josef Albers, Hinnerk Scheper, Georg Muche o Development of a screen wall system with structural steel frame o Philosophy: Educating young and talented people, regardless of prior education, gender, nationality, religion or financial situation. Embracing machine as an integral part of design and production Encouraging cooperation between individual artisans and craftsmen To elevate the status of crafts (chairs, lamps, teapots, etc.) to the same level enjoyed by fine arts Standardization and prefabrication: to create innovative, high quality designs that can be mass-produced using materials and methods of construction from modern technology o Characteristics: Standardized and non-subjective forms based on research
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