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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Another group of architects took different inspiration from technology and the machine. Walter Gropius, the German founder of the Bauhaus design school, developed a new philosophy that radically influenced modern architecture. He believed that architects should be artists as well as engineers. The distinction between artist and craftsman, he believed, no longer applied to the modern age. Gropius contended that architects should be trained as artists and should work in a wide variety of materials to gain an appreciation of their qualities. He also believed architects should study theories of form and design. By joining arts and handicrafts with applied engineering, architects could reinvent architectural form for the modern technological age.

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