Sunday, March 7, 2010

From Bauhaus to Our House By Tom Wolfe Notes

Glass Box
Flat roofs; clean right angles with the building façade
Theories constructed of concrete, steel, wood, glass and stucco

International Style

Post Modernism, Late Modernism, Rationalism, Neo Corbu, Los Angeles Silvers

European influence
Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus School in 1919
The silver prince
Josef Albers- introductory teacher
- Paper sculpture

Dutch group De Stiijl JJP Oud

The new architecture was being created for the workers
Perfect worker housing, reject all things bourgeois

Italian Futurist
The compound
Deutsche Werkbund
Erich Mendelson & Hugo Haring
Le Corbusier
Utopia Limited
Henry Rusell Hitchhock & Philip Johnson

Yale University Art Gallery

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