From Bauhaus to Our House Setting & Symbolism

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Post-War Germany

The period after World War I in Germany when Gropius and the Bauhaus School rose to prominence.

Post-War United States

The period following World War II in the United States which followed the period of Gropius's rise to prominence in the United States.

The Bauhaus School

The architectural school founded by Gropius, Le Corbusier and Mies.

Starting from Zero

The lifestyle that Gropius's students encouraged each other to adopt when studying with him.

Modernism

Modern thought in architecture, trying to move beyond belief in a traditional God and moving towards self-consciousness and making things new. The International Style was thoroughly modernist.

Post-Modernism

A cultural movement that attempts to move beyond modernism. In architecture, Wolfe sees little difference between the two movements.

The International Style

The name the Bauhaus architects acquired for their style in the United States.

The Bourgeois

Typically referred to the upper classes of...

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