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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Fascinated with the Utopian implications of the machine, Gropius sought to promote social unity through functionalist designs. He dreamed of inventing a socialist architecture in which simple utilitarian structures could be cheaply massproduced. He and his students experimented in producing inexpensive buildings of quality, simple in design and utilitarian in form, for people of all classes. With the threat of war growing, Gropius left Germany and immigrated to Chicago in 1937. He eventually settled in Boston, where he headed the Harvard University School of Architecture. From Harvard his Bauhaus philosophy and training directly shaped American architecture.

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