Bauhaus architecture refers to the architectural style associated with the Bauhaus school of design, which operated from 1919 to 1933 in Germany. The Bauhaus, founded by architect Walter Gropius, sought to unite art, craft, and technology in a holistic approach to design education. The school aimed to break away from traditional, ornate styles and embrace functional, minimalist design principles.
Key characteristics of Bauhaus architecture include:
Prominent examples of Bauhaus architecture include:
While the Bauhaus school was active for a relatively short period, its impact on modern architecture, design, and education has been profound. The principles of Bauhaus architecture continue to influence contemporary design, emphasizing functionality, simplicity, and the integration of art and technology.