AEG Turbine Factory 1909 Fagus Factory Alfeld an der Leine 1911 13 Very

Aeg turbine factory 1909 fagus factory alfeld an der

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AEG Turbine Factory (1909) & Fagus Factory, Alfeld-an-der-Leine (1911-13)Very different approach, one is pushed back and other is expressed, stair in right is almost opened up and almost freed.Model Factory, Werkbund Exhibition. Cologne (1914). __Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer.Interesting is stair, probably first curtain wall system.The BauhausLet us conceive a new building of thefuture . . . architecture, painting andsculpture rising to Heaven out of thehands of a million craftsmen, the crystalsymbol of the new in the future.Walter GropiusFenninger, Zufunkskathedrale (1919)The school that would train people to essentially make products for Germany. The BauhausWeimar / Dessau / BerlinBauhaus is founded in 1919 in Weimar,Germany, as a school to unify arts, crafts,architecture.Educational reform to support art + industryand, in essence, a reform of societyBuilding is the last things thought about, there’s chairs, textiles, surfaces, plate settings, ect. then you go to building totality, this is last.There is such thing as good design that happens across every scale.Johannes IttenFoundation CourseworkEstablishes the foundation work for Bauhaus based upon conceptual notionPreliminary Studies
Paper, how to design in one paper. Very abstract ideas. They don’t relate to world but that there was some abstract relationship to all arts & crafts Body is reduced to abstraction in spaceLaszlo Maholy-NagyFoundation CourseworkFascinated by color theoryJosef AlbersBasic composition in color takes over 1styear teaching, has to do with color, form, composition, nothing to do with world representation but about abstractionWassily KandinskyMovement, painting about a paintingTheo van DoesburgPainted the Bauhaus staircaseMarianne BrandtFemale faculty, women were educated along with menMarianne BrandtDesigned furnishings, tool of the house in metal, new materials are incorporated into these thingsMarcel BreuerMaking the chair by hand, the craft is there but produced in massive production this looses something. Idea of mass production of quality design. The idea that Germany can have one then this would make a good environment.Gunta Stadler-StolzlOskar SchlemmerDance and theater is re imagined*we only use small characters because it saves time. moreover, why have 2 alphabets when one will do? why write capitals if we cannot speak capitals?”Re imagined font and how letters should be formedLetters based on circles, ect. creating a total design reflecting their societyTotal DesignThe idea that the total work would be affected by this designWalter Gropius (1888-1967)Bauhaus Building. Dessau, Germany (1926). Walter GropiusBy Gropius. Form of building comes directly from how it was used.
Bauhaus Building.Dessau, Germany (1926).Photographic experimentsBauhaus Building. Dessau, Germany (1926). Walter Gropius.

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